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Naval nuclear propulsion program, 1967-68.

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

Naval nuclear propulsion program, 1967-68.

Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, first and second sessions. March 16, 1967; February 8, 1968.

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy.,
    • Nuclear ships -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVA53 .A7 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 505 p.
      Number of Pages505
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5633918M
      LC Control Number68060724


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