The Influence of Mass Destruction Weapons on Strategy.

by Bernard Brodie

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A lecture (presented before the Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, March 1955) concerning the influence of thermonuclear weapons in terms of strategic and tactical use. The author states that with the speed and magnitude of destruction available through the steadily growing stockpiles of nuclear weapons, any unrestricted war between the major powers must have a character and a conclusion that are predetermined by the war plans existing at the outset.

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