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Published in [New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Rubber industry and trade -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Supplies.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTS1892 .R75
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL187366M
LC Control Numbera 45000647

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