short guide to the guns at Fort McNair. by Barbara Goddard

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Published by NWC Visual Aids in [Washington .

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  • Fort Lesley J. McNair (Washington, D.C.)


  • United States. Army -- Firearms.,
  • Fort Lesley J. McNair (Washington, D.C.)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 17.

Book details

StatementPhotography by Alan B. Albright, Palmer D. Wells [and] John H. Meldrum.
LC ClassificationsUD383 .G63
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5670954M
LC Control Number68129123

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