Durable Markers in the Form of Crosses for Graves of American Soldiers in Europe
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Durable Markers in the Form of Crosses for Graves of American Soldiers in Europe hearings before the United States House Committee on Military Affairs, Sixty-Eighth Congress, first session, on Mar. 13, 25, 1924

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  • National cemeteries, American -- Europe,
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Considers (68) H. Con. Res. 15

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Paginationiv, 36 p
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL15284833M

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