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The Truth about nickel

The Truth about nickel

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Published by s.n. in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Canada -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Weapons industry -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 87344
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747619M
    ISBN 100665873441


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