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Published by Edition for the Armed Services, Inc. in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Edition for the Armed Services, Inc.
A non-profit organization established by the council on books in wartime, New York

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Distributed by the Special Services Division, A.S.F., for the Army, and by the Bureau of Naval Personnel for the Navy. U. S. Government property. Not for Sale. Published by Editions for the Armed Services, Inc. a non-profit organization established by the Council on Books in Wartime.

SeriesArmed Services Edition, L-15
The Physical Object
Formatpaperback
Pagination351 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25430891M


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