Nomination of John D. Lavelle, General Creighton W. Abrams, and Admiral John S. McCain.
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Nomination of John D. Lavelle, General Creighton W. Abrams, and Admiral John S. McCain. Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, second session, on John D. Lavelle for appointment as lieutenant general on retired list of U.S. Air Force ... General Creighton W. Abrams for appointment as Chief of Staff, U.S. Army [and] Admiral John S. McCain for appointment as admiral on retired list of U.S. Navy. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Lavelle, John D.,
  • Abrams, Creighton W. 1914-1974.,
  • McCain, John S. 1911-1981.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.

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Edition Notes

Hearings held Sept. 11-29, 1972.

LC ClassificationsKF26 .A7 1972d
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 507, ii p.
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5391607M
LC Control Number72603086

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