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problem of militarism and the armies of the two German states

StuМ€ber, Erwin.

problem of militarism and the armies of the two German states

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Published in [Dresden? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (West),
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology, Military -- Germany (West),
    • Sociology, Military -- Germany (East),
    • Germany (West) -- Armed Forces.,
    • Germany (East) -- Armed Forces.

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title.

      Statement[by] Erwin Stüber, Günter Rau [and] Karl-Heinz Schulze.
      ContributionsRau, Günter, joint author., Schulze, Karl-Heinz, Dr., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA710 .S748
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4227403M
      LC Control Number80507523


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