To Authorize the Construction and Installation of a Naval Air Station at Quonset Point, R.I. (H.R. 8533). Mr. Sandager
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Air bases -- Design and construction -- Rhode Island.

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StatementUnited States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Seventy-Sixth Congress, third session.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 2817
Number of Pages2817
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22369526M

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