Military government journal: Normandy to Berlin

by John J. Maginnis

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press in [Amherst]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 351 Downloads: 969
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Occupied territories.,
  • Military government.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] John J. Maginnis. Robert A. Hart, editor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD802.A2 M27
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5219405M
LC Control Number75123539

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