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Cluster bombs

LC control no.sh2003003051
LC classificationUG1282.C45
Topical headingCluster bombs
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Variant(s)Bombies (Cluster bombs)
Cluster bomblets
Cluster munitions
See alsoBombs
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Fragmentation bombs
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Cave, Rosy. Cluster munitions in Albania and Lao PDR, 2006: t.p. (cluster munitions)
Wikipedia, Jan. 15, 2008: Cluster bomb page ("Cluster munitions or cluster bombs are air-dropped or ground-launched munitions that eject a number of smaller submunitions ('bomblets')")
OCLC, Jan. 15, 2008 (Bombies [videorecording]; cluster bombs, "bombies")
Bombies Web site, viewed Jan 15, 2008: the story page ("a newly developed weapon called a "cluster bomb" ... dubbed "bombies" by Laotian villagers")
United Nations Bibliographic Information System Thesaurus, Jan. 15, 2008 (cluster munitions; used for cluster bomblets, cluster bombs; related terms, fragmentation weapons, material remnants of war)
American Heritage dictionary of the English language. 4th ed. 2000. Website viewed Jan. 15, 2008 (cluster bomb; a projectile that, when dropped from an aircraft or fired through the air, releases explosive fragments over a wide area; bomblet; one of a number of small bombs usually contained in a cluster bomb and released in midair)