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Greenland and the Atlantic Alliance

Clive Archer

Greenland and the Atlantic Alliance

by Clive Archer

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Published by Centre for Defence Studies in Aberdeen, Scotland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greenland
    • Subjects:
    • North Atlantic Treaty Organization.,
    • Greenland -- Strategic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 61-66.

      Statementby Clive Archer.
      SeriesCentrepiece ;, no. 7 (summer 1985), Centrepieces.
      ContributionsUniversity of Aberdeen. Centre for Defence Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA646.5.G83 A73 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66, 3 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2640130M
      LC Control Number85216413

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