Lot #158
US Army: Nuclear Weapons Employment Manual

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Staple-bound "Department of the Army Pamphlet, No. 39-1, Nuclear Weapons Employment," 221 pages, 7.75 x 10, May 1959. The document provides an "unclassified reference for instruction in the employment of nuclear weapons," providing background information of their initial and residual effects, techniques followed in planning for the employment of nuclear weapons, and figures and nomograms used in making a target analysis. Stapled inside is a translucent map overlay used for the prediction of radiological fallout. In very good to fine condition, with many annotations on the covers, and a few to the text inside.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science and Technology
  • Dates: #650 - Ended December 15, 2022