The fortress that never was the myth of Hitler"s Bavarian stronghold by Rodney Kennedy-Minott

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Bavaria

Edition Notes

Bibliographical references included in notes (p. 159-199)

Book details

Other titlesThe myth of Hitler"s Bavarian stronghold.
Statementby Rodney G. Minott.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD757.9.B3 M5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13575540M
LC Control Number64014358
OCLC/WorldCa359446

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