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Facing the Catastrophe

Jews and non-Jews in Europe during World War II
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  • English

Berg , Oxford, New York
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationix, 266 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24653850M
ISBN 139781845204716
LC Control Number2010048957

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