Memories of a mountain war: Greece

1944-1949. by Matthews, Kenneth.

Publisher: Longman in [London]

Written in English
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Places:

  • Greece,
  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Communism -- Greece.,
  • Greece -- History -- Civil War, 1944-1949.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF850 .M28
The Physical Object
Pagination3-284, [12] p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451673M
ISBN 100582103800
LC Control Number73153732

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