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Absolute war

Soviet Russia in the Second World War : a modern history

by Chris Bellamy

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1917-1945.,
  • Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    StatementChris Bellamy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD764 .B2828 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 813 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages813
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19553314M
    ISBN 100333780221
    ISBN 109780333780220


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