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Facts and fiction about the National Guard

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Facts and fiction about the National Guard

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Published by Dept. of Defense, National Guard Bureau, Office of Public Affairs] in [Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States -- National Guard

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    Pagination[26 p.] ;
    Number of Pages26
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    Open LibraryOL17960867M


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United States. National Guard Bureau. Facts and fiction about the National Guard. [Washington]: [Dept. of Defense, National Guard Bureau, Office of Public Affairs], (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

National Guard. United States. National Guard Bureau. Facts and fiction about the National Facts and fiction about the National Guard book. Washington: [Dept. of Defense], National Guard Bureau, Office of Public Affairs, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, Facts and fiction about the National Guard book government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

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