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Survey of war damage in the Philippines. Report of the special investigating mission sent to the Philippines in June 1945 by War Damage Corporation.

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

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Philippines.,
  • War damage compensation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby the War Damage Corporation and completed in September 1945.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.D6 W3
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16687494M
LC Control Number45037802

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