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Agent orange exposure of Vietnam veterans : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, September 25, 1980. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Agent Orange -- Toxicology.,
  • Veterans -- Diseases -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5547 1980x
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3920159M
LC Control Number81601410

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