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St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
September 1993
Library Journal;9/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 14, p121
Trade Publication
States that declassified records of Americans missing in Vietnam have been made public. Number of documents loaded onto a Library of Congress (LC) database; National Defense Authorization Act; Correlated and Uncorrelated Information Related to Missing Americans in Southeast Asia.


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