Hispanics in America"s defense
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Defense (Equal Opportunity and Safety Policy) in Washington .
Written in English


  • Armed Forces.,
  • Mexican Americans.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Mexican Americans.

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Edition Notes

StatementU.S. Dept. of Defense.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22970924M

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