Fighting Warsaw the story of the Polish underground state, 1939-1945. by Stefan KorboЕ„ski

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Published by Macmillan in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Poland.,
  • Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945.

Edition Notes

Translation of W imieniu Rzeczypospolitej.

Book details

StatementTranslated from the original Polish by F.B. Czarnomski.
The Physical Object
Pagination495 p.
Number of Pages495
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22914793M

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