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End of the affair the collapse of the Anglo-French alliance, 1939-40 by Eleanor M. Gates

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- France.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- France.,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p573-602. - Includes index.

StatementEleanor M. Gates.
LC ClassificationsD750
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,630p. :
Number of Pages630
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14886144M
ISBN 100049400630

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