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POWs and the Great War

Alon Rachamimov

POWs and the Great War

captivity on the Eastern Front

by Alon Rachamimov

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Published by Oxford ; New York in Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Austria,
  • Hungary
    • Subjects:
    • Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Heer -- History -- 20th century,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons, Russian,
    • Prisoners of war -- Austria -- History -- 20th century,
    • Prisoners of war -- Hungary -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAlon Rachamimov.
      SeriesThe legacy of the Great War
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD627.R8 R33 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551355M
      LC Control Number2002000016


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