Hearing on H.R. 6630, Awarding a Medal of Honor to Henry G. Mehling hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Seventy-Third Congress, second session, on May 7, 1934

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  • Mehling, Henry G,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. -- Law and legislation,
  • Medal of Honor

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Pagination1675-1686 p
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