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Veterans of the present war

H. F. McDonald

Veterans of the present war

by H. F. McDonald

  • 279 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published in [Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Military pensions -- Canada -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • Disabled veterans -- Rehabilitation -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPost-war problems.
      Statementby Brigadier-General H. F. McDonald ... An address delivered before the Montreal Rotary Club on November 4, 1941.
      ContributionsCanada. Office of Director of Public Information.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB375.C2 M2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19, [1] p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6437329M
      LC Control Number42017428
      OCLC/WorldCa8181718

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