Economic advantages of using American-made trucks abroad to transport military cargo
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Economic advantages of using American-made trucks abroad to transport military cargo report to the Congress [on the] Dept. of Defense by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • United States.


  • Trucks -- United States.,
  • Balance of payments -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Transportation.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
LC ClassificationsUC343 .U54 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination2, 55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5168753M
LC Control Number74610775

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