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Published by [Maritime Manufacturing Corp. in St. John, N.B .
Written in English


  • Explosives industry -- Canada -- New Brunswick,
  • Weapons industry -- Canada -- New Brunswick

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Edition Notes

Fisher copy: In original paper covers.

Statementissued by the Maritime Manufacturing Corporation outlining its achievements 1918-1919.
ContributionsMaritime Manufacturing Corporation
The Physical Object
Pagination[76] p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19797806M

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