Fallen Soviet generals Soviet general officers killed in battle, 1941-1945 by Aleksander A. Maslov

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StatementAleksander A. Maslov ; translated and edited by David M. Glantz.
SeriesCass series on Soviet (Russian) military institutions ;, 1
ContributionsGlantz, David M.
LC ClassificationsD736 .M32 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691870M
ISBN 10071464790X, 0714643467
LC Control Number97039035

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