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Nuclear War

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Nuclear War.

Background Information

Nuclear weapons are explosive devices that cause destructive force using nuclear reactions. Use the following sources to learn more about nuclear weapons and the political, legal, social, and military issues surrounding them.