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Dönitz, the last Führer portrait of a Nazi war leader by Peter Padfield

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Dönitz, Karl, -- 1891-1980.,
  • Germany. -- Kriegsmarine -- Biography.,
  • Heads of state -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Admirals -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Peter Padfield.
LC ClassificationsDD247.D63
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 523, (16) p. of plates :
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20944496M
ISBN 100060152648

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