unnecessary war Whitehall and the German resistance to Hitler by Patricia Meehan

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Published by Sinclair-Stevenson in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945,
  • Anti-Nazi movement,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany,
  • Germany -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-433) and index.

Book details

StatementPatricia Meehan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA578 .M43 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination441 p. :
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL837607M
ISBN 101856195503
LC Control Number95113482

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