postwar outlook for American shipping.

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Merchant marine -- United States., World War, 1939-1945 -- Influ


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StatementA report submitted to the United States Maritime commission by the Post-war planning committee, June 15, 1946.
ContributionsSmith, William Ward, 1888-
LC ClassificationsHE745 .A38 1946
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 128 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6505695M
LC Control Number46026925

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