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Why British women launched the campaign for - no-first-use of nuclear weapons

Gordon Schaffer

Why British women launched the campaign for - no-first-use of nuclear weapons

a step to peace

by Gordon Schaffer

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Published by Women for World Disarmament in London .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statementby Gordon Schaffer.
ContributionsWomen for World Disarmament.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18804670M

  A book full with a lot of information about the command and control subject of nuclear weapons,the evolution of nuclear weapon design from the primitive canonball design,the implosion design with explsive lenses til the multiestage Teller Ulam design of a nuclear Litium-Deuteride fusion bomb and a extensive histhory of the cold war from the USA /5(K).   However, the UK’s nuclear weapons - known as Trident since the s - is one of the more controversial programmes of its type around the world and almost certainly the one with the most public.

  The history of the UK’s nuclear weapons by Professor Matthew Jones (LSE International History), author of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear .   Since the first use of a nuclear weapon in Hiroshima 75 years ago today, on Aug. 6, , the story of where the uranium for the bomb came from and the covert operation the U.S. employed to secure.

  The Obama administration did not publish a nuclear operations doctrine but in its nuclear posture review it sought to downgrade the role of nuclear weapons . Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons by Ward Wilson, a senior fellow at the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), is a ground-breaking exposition of the pragmatic reasons why nuclear.


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