Review of the U.S. Army"s use of volunteers in research experiments (GAO/HRD-85-17)
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Published by The Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Army,
  • Volunteers -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Human Resources Division.
SeriesGAO/HRD -- 85-17
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. Human Resources Division
The Physical Object
Pagination7 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22423122M

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