3 edition of How wars are won and lost found in the catalog.
How wars are won and lost
John A. Gentry
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-306) and index.
|Other titles||Vulnerability and military power|
|Statement||John A. Gentry|
|LC Classifications||U162 .G348 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||314 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||314|
|ISBN 10||9780313395826, 9780313395833|
|LC Control Number||2011030647|
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