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six weeks" war France, May 10-June 25, 1940. by Theodore Draper

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- France.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 308-312.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21515163M

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