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Countdown to war

Geoffrey Cox

Countdown to war

a personal memoir of Europe, 1938-1940

by Geoffrey Cox

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Published by Coronet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe -- History -- 1918-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Kimber, 1988.

    StatementGeoffrey Cox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD720
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22211596M
    ISBN 100340509228


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