Reorganization of the Department of Defense
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Reorganization of the Department of Defense hearings before the Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, hearings held February 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27; March 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 1986. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Written in English



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  • United States. Dept. of Defense -- Reorganization.,
  • United States -- Military policy.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .A753 1986a
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 1119 p. :
Number of Pages1119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2494394M
LC Control Number87601431

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