Summer of 44

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Published by Arthaud in Paris .

Written in English

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  • France,
  • France.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.,
  • France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.

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Statementforeword by Henri Amouroux ; selected texts, commentaries, Corinne Verdet ; translated by Vicky Elliott.
ContributionsVerdet, Corinne.
LC ClassificationsD761 .S93 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2961264M
ISBN 102700304683
LC Control Number84205394

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