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Protection from the atomic bomb

Massachusetts. Civil Defense Agency.

Protection from the atomic bomb

by Massachusetts. Civil Defense Agency.

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Published by Commonwealth of Massachusetts in [Boston, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic bomb -- Safety measures.,
  • Atomic bomb -- Blast effect.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCivil Defense Agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    ContributionsBunker, John W. M., U.S. Atomic Energy Commission., United States. Dept. of Defense.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1282.A8 M37 1950, UG1282.A8 M37 1950
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16148355M

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