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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Armies,
  • Military decorations,
  • Armed Forces -- Officers

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRecognition of Army officers holding congressional medals of honor
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16040225M

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