3 edition of Transportation: war and postwar. found in the catalog.
Transportation: war and postwar.
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Written in English
|Series||Its Annals,, v. 230, November 1943|
|Contributions||Wilson, George Lloyd, 1896- ed.|
|LC Classifications||H1 .A4 vol. 230|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||258|
|LC Control Number||43017817|
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OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations (map), diagram ; 24 cm. Contents: The Office of Defense Transportation / Joseph B. Eastman --American transportation facilities at the outbreak of the war / Joseph L. White, G. Lloyd Wilson, James M.
Curtin --Problems of wartime freight movement / Herbert Ashton --American railroads in and after the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Middleton, P.
Harvey (Philip Harvey), Transportation: war and postwar. book prewar and postwar. Chicago: Railway Business Association, Postwar," by the late Tony Judt, is the type of book for which the term magisterial might have been invented.
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