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2 edition of Story of General Motors. found in the catalog.

Story of General Motors.

General Motors Corporation.

Story of General Motors.

by General Motors Corporation.

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Published by Public Relations Staff, General Motors in Detroit .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9710.U54 G42 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p.
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6242734M
LC Control Number58002105
OCLC/WorldCa4920853

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