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Engineers for the public good

Nuala McGann Drescher

Engineers for the public good

a history of the Buffalo District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

by Nuala McGann Drescher

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Published by [United States Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District in [Buffalo] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Buffalo District -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementwritten by Nuala McGann Drescher ; edited and designed by James Robert Martin-Diaz.
    ContributionsMartin-Diaz, James Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG24.N7 D73 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3083892M
    LC Control Number82185061


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