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8 edition of The pocket history of the second world war ... found in the catalog.

The pocket history of the second world war ...

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPocket book., 338
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD743 .C55 1945a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination574 p.
    Number of Pages574
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6498054M
    LC Control Number46004887
    OCLC/WorldCa218006

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