Washington DC: United States, Department of the Army, Headquarters, 1955. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. i, , 59,  pages. Figures (including fold-out). Sketch map. Index chart to damage estimation charts and nomographs. Cover has some wear, and soiling/staining. Marked For Official Use Only, but this limitation is understood to no longer apply. This pamphlet provides an unclassified basis for the utilization of atomic weapons in courses at the various schools and in training. The effects data herein are based primarily on the unclassified data contained in The Effects of Atomic Weapons and in Radiological Defense, Volume II, but also on other unclassified sources. The methods of casualty and damage estimation herein have been so designed as to provide an understanding of the role of target analysis in the tactical use of atomic weapons without at the same time burdening nonspecialized students with the details of a comprehensive target analysis. It is intended that this text be utilized for classroom purposes. The text has been reviewed by Headquarters, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project. The damage estimation system it contains is based on certain material produced by the SANDIA CORPORATION.
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