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Chemical Warfare Service

from laboratory to field

by Leo P. Brophy

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Published by Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Chemical Corps.,
  • Chemical warfare.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Chemical warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leo P. Brophy, Wyndham D. Miles, and Rexmond C. Cochrane.
    SeriesUnited States Army in World War II: The technical services, United States Army in World War II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769 .A533 vol. 6, pt. 7, vol. 2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 498 p.
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23285985M
    LC Control Number60060002

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