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The Effects of Nuclear War
NTIS order #PB-296946





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Full Report ~3407K

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Front Matter ~25K
Table of Contents ~6K

Chapters
1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ~69K
2: A NUCLEAR WEAPON OVER DETROIT OR LENINGRAD: A TUTORIAL ON THE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS ~2028K
3: CIVIL DEFENSE ~99K
4: THREE ATTACK CASES ~714K
5: OTHER LONG-TERM EFFECTS ~201K

Appendixes
A: LETTER OF REQUEST ~34K
B: STRATEGIC FORCES ASSUMED ~56K
C: CHARLOTTESVILLE: A FICTIONAL ACCOUNT BY NAN RANDALL ~76K
D: SUMMARY OF REPORT ON EXECUTIVE BRANCH CALCULATIONS ~121K
E: SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING ~20K
F: GLOSSARY ~78K


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