HumRRO"s literacy research for the U.S. Army: progress and prospects

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Statement[by] Thomas G. Sticht [and others] Presented at U.S. Continental Army Command, October 1972. Prepared for Office of the Chief of Research and Development, Dept. of the Army.
SeriesHumRRO Professional paper ;, 73-2, Professional paper (Human Resources Research Organization) ;, 73-2.
ContributionsSticht, Thomas G., United States. Dept. of the Army. Office, Chief of Research and Development.
LC ClassificationsU716 .H85
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
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Open LibraryOL5120840M
LC Control Number74194207

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