Military service records at the National Archives by Trevor K. Plante

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Published by National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC .

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  • United States. -- National Archives and Records Administration -- Catalogs.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- Sources.,
  • United States -- History, Military -- Sources.

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Statementcompiled by Trevor K. Plante.
GenreSources.
SeriesReference information paper -- 109
ContributionsUnited States. National Archives and Records Administration.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23082002M

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