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Exploring military service for women

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Women.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Vocational guidance.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Mary McGowan Slappey.
      SeriesMilitary opportunity series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB418.W65 S57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2710551M
      ISBN 100823906930
      LC Control Number86003254
      OCLC/WorldCa13217942


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