The Maquis

a history of the French resistance movement
  • 237 Pages
  • 0.13 MB
  • English
Bobbs , Indianapolis
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- F
Statementby Claude Chambard ; translated from the French by Elaine P. Halperin.
LC ClassificationsD761.9.M36C53
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23747115M

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