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outline of civilian defense in Great Britain.

Bernard, AndreМЃ

outline of civilian defense in Great Britain.

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Published by Library of Congress, Legislative Reference Service in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil defense -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesPublic affairs bulletin ;, no. 12
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1108 .A35 no. 12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6486533M
      LC Control Number45013149
      OCLC/WorldCa8605126


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