...Railway artillery a report on the characteristics, scope of utility, etc., of railway artillery, in two vols. ... by United States. Army. Ordnance Dept.

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SeriesOrdnance Dept. Document -- no. 2034
ContributionsMiller, Harry W.
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LC ClassificationsUF390 .U32 1921
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL23024850M
LC Control Number21000084

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