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Title:
Explosives identification guide
Author:
Pickett, Mike.
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Publication Information:
Albany, NY : Delmar Publishers, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 44 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780766804906
Format :
Book

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Central Library TP270 .P53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This book is a reference guide to explosives for emergency responders such as firefighters, police officers, and EMS staff as well as security personnel. Through color photographs and short descriptions, the student can identify explosives by general type and learn the appropriate way to treat each of them. Written in a general, non-technical style, the book is a fast and easy guide for those with little or no knowledge of, or experience with, explosives.(Keywords: Terrorism)


Table of Contents

Identifying Common Commercial Explosives
Military Ordnance: Deadly Souvenirs, Unexploded Ordnance
Bomb Search Procedures
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Appendix A Color Insert Captions
Appendix B Color Coding
Appendix C Checklist
Appendix D Terms

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