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A History of the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1898-1965

Turhollow, Anthony F.

Published by U.S. Army Engineer District, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1975
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ix, [3], 440 p. : 26 cm. Illustrations. Maps. Bibliography. Index. The author was the Chairman of the History Department of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. He had served as History Consultant to the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, since 1966. During Woarld War II he served with the Corps of Engineers in the South Pacific. Interesting regional history, as revealed in the record of the sometimes controversial projects of the Los Angeles District of the Army Corps of Engineers. From the time of their founding on December 31, 1898, the Corps of Engineers has been instrumental in managing regional water resources, the construction of the Los Angeles Harbor, the establishment of flood control systems, and in combating coastal erosion. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 65734

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Title: A History of the Los Angeles District, U.S. ...

Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer District, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

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