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effectiveness of U.S. training efforts in internal defense and development the cases of El Salvador and Honduras by Michael T. Childress

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • El Salvador.,
  • Honduras.


  • Military education -- United States.,
  • Internal security -- El Salvador.,
  • Internal security -- Honduras.,
  • Military assistance, American -- El Salvador.,
  • Military assistance, American -- Honduras.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Childress.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy., National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsU453.S2 C49 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 101 p :
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL904638M
ISBN 100833014625
LC Control Number95198074

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