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Awarding a Medal of Honor to Henry G. Mehling (H.R. 14927 by Mr. Cable)

Awarding a Medal of Honor to Henry G. Mehling (H.R. 14927 by Mr. Cable)

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

    Subjects:
  • Mehling, Henry G,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. -- Law and legislation,
  • Medal of Honor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Seventy-First Congress, third session
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 3985
    Number of Pages3985
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15294167M

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