Historical units of agencies of the first World War
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Published by National Archives of the United States in Washington .
Written in English


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statement[Elizabeth B. Drewry]
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13636372M

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