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Soviet hydrometeorological service during World War II

S. M. Olenicoff

Soviet hydrometeorological service during World War II

by S. M. Olenicoff

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Published by Rand Corp. in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrometeorological services -- Soviet Union.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS.M. Olenicoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36.R28 P3768
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20572929M

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