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POW/MIA oversight

hearing before the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the Committee on National Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, hearing held October 2, 1998

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on National Security. Military Personnel Subcommittee

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Missing in action -- United States,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Prisoners and prisons,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Missing in action -- United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese

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    Other titlesPOW MIA oversight
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15461470M
    ISBN 100160582563
    OCLC/WorldCa41321184


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