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Crisis, 1918

the leading actors, strategies, and events in the German gamble for total victory on the Western Front.
  • 288 Pages
  • 3.97 MB
  • English
Norton , New York
Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937., World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany., World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western F


Germany., Western F

LC ClassificationsD531 .G5 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5421409M
ISBN 100393054934
LC Control Number73014861

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