Germans: the biography of an obsession.

by George Bailey

Publisher: World Pub. in New York

Written in English
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  • Germany (West)
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    • Germans.,
    • Germany (West)
    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD76 .B19 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination409 p.
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300366M
      ISBN 100529048140
      LC Control Number72081465

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