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A genius for war

Trevor Nevitt Dupuy

A genius for war

the German army and general staff, 1807-1945

by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy

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Published by Hero Books in Fairfax, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany. -- Heer -- History.,
  • Prussia (Germany). -- Armee -- History.,
  • Germany -- History, Military -- 19th century.,
  • Germany -- History, Military -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT. N. Dupuy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination362 p. :
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903025M
    ISBN 100915979020

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