Military Establishment Appropriation Bill for 1940: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4630, Bill Making Appropriations for the Military Establishment for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1940, and for Other Purposes

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939 - 163 pages

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