The Effects of Nuclear Detonations and Nuclear War

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1990
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Fetter, Steve
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Fetter, Steve. "The Effects of Nuclear Detonations and Nuclear War," in Graham T. Allison Jr., Robert D. Blackwill, Albert Carnesale, Joseph S. Nye Jr., and Robert P. Beschel Jr., eds., A Primer for the Nuclear Age, Occasional Paper No. 6 (Cambridge, MA: Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, 1990), pp. 23–30.
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Nuclear war conjures up images of mass destruction and mutilation that few are willing to contemplate in detail. This chapter reviews the effects of nuclear explosions and describes the damage that might result from various types of nuclear strikes.
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