U.S. air and ground conventional forces for NATO
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Published by Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
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  • Military assistance, American.

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StatementCongress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office.
SeriesBackground paper - Congressional Budget Office, Background paper (United States. Congressional Budget Office)
ContributionsWeeks, Peggy L., Maroni, Alice C.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 39, [2] p., [1] fold. leaf :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17117984M

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