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Published by Knopf; distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • France -- Politics and government -- 1940-1945.,
  • France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [392]-399.

Statement[by] Robert O. Paxton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC397 .P37
The Physical Object
Pagination399, xix p.
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5099209M
ISBN 100394473604
LC Control Number74171140

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