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Red Cross in aid of land and naval forces

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs.

Red Cross in aid of land and naval forces

hearing before the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, first session on S. 676, a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the use of the American National Red Cross in aid of the land and naval forces in time of actual or threatened war." May 4, 1943.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American National Red Cross.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .M5 1943q
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6452175M
    LC Control Number43008800
    OCLC/WorldCa7829855


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