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The French Resistance

1940-1944 (Pocket Archives Series)

by Raymond Aubrac

  • 119 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Hazan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • Europe - France

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8944127M
    ISBN 10285025567X
    ISBN 109782850255670


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