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The German catastrophe

Friedrich Meinecke

The German catastrophe

reflections and recollections.

by Friedrich Meinecke

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.,
    • National socialism.,
    • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by Sidney B. Fay.
      ContributionsFay, Sidney Bradshaw, 1876- tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD256.5 .M42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 121 p.
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6067435M
      LC Control Number50005221
      OCLC/WorldCa1375079

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