Labour and the war

speeches delivered in the Canadian House of Commons, April 26, 1918 and before the Canadian Club, Ottawa, April 27, 1918

Publisher: J. de L. Taché in Ottawa

Written in English
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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Canada.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Canada.

Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel Gompers.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 85173
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.)
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18678230M
ISBN 100665851731

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