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An American epic.

Herbert Clark Hoover - President of the USA (1929-1933)

An American epic.

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Published by H. Regnery Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commission for Relief in Belgium,
  • International relief,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHaeske Collection.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD637 .H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13569771M
    LC Control Number59013696
    OCLC/WorldCa487898


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