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six weeks" war

Theodore Draper

six weeks" war

France, May 10-June 25, 1940

by Theodore Draper

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Published by Book Find Club in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- France

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 332-336.

    Statementby Theodore Draper.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 346 p. :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17729256M
    OCLC/WorldCa2057956

      The average life expectancy was just six weeks. In the first year one in seven of them were killed and one in five were wounded - by far the highest casualty rate in .


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