Pace of war in gaming, simulation, doctrine, and war by Patrick D. Allen

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  • War games.,
  • Military art and science.,
  • Simulation methods.,
  • War.

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Bibliography: p. 21.

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StatementPatrick D. Allen.
SeriesRand Corporation series -- P-7229
ContributionsRand Corporation.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL16546964M

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