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Relief assistance to countries devastated by war

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Relief assistance to countries devastated by war

hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, first session, on H. J. Res. 134, a joint resolution providing for relief assistance to countries devastated by war, February 25, 26, 28, and March 3, 4, 6, 1947.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief.,
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .F6 1947
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 129 p. ;
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6523384M
    LC Control Number47032342
    OCLC/WorldCa13352493

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The group was relatively small (some women of a total of 25, who served abroad during the war), but the effects of its commitment were profound. You may not think that sending bottles of water to devastated people seems crazy.

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