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Men, oil and war.

Curtin, D. Thomas

Men, oil and war.

by Curtin, D. Thomas

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Published by Petroleum Industry Committee in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- Military aspects.,
    • Industrial mobilization -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fuel supplies -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9566 .C87 1946
      The Physical Object
      Pagination360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL193524M
      LC Control Numbera 48005210

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