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The fall of Berlin, 1945 by Antony Beevor

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Published by Penguin in New York .
Written in English


  • Berlin, Battle of, Berlin, Germany, 1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany -- Berlin,
  • Berlin (Germany) -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementAntony Beevor.
LC ClassificationsD757.9 .B418 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 489 p. :
Number of Pages489
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13571334M
ISBN 100142002801

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