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Traffic control during blackouts.

United States. Office of Civilian Defense.

Traffic control during blackouts.

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Published by [U. S. Govt. print. off. in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic regulations -- United States.,
  • Blackouts in war.,
  • Civil defense -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWar Department specifications.
    StatementU. S. Office of civilian defense.
    SeriesOCD publication -- 3062
    ContributionsUnited States. Army. Engineer Board.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23051602M


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