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Expansion of the Soviet Merchant Marine into the U.S. maritime trades. by United States. Maritime Administration. Office of Policy and Plans. Division of Special Studies.

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Published by U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, Office of Policy and Plans, Division of Special Studies : for sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.,
  • United States.


  • Merchant marine -- Soviet Union.,
  • Shipping -- Soviet Union.,
  • Shipping -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsHE848 .U55 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4692630M
LC Control Number77604353

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