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Insignia and honor awards of the United States Merchant Marine

Insignia and honor awards of the United States Merchant Marine

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Published by U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps, War Shipping Administration, Training Organization in [Kings Point, N.Y.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merchant marine -- United States -- Insignia,
  • Merchant marine -- United States -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    ContributionsUnited States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15444919M


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