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Waldheim and Austria by Richard Bassett

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Published by Penguin Books in New York? N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English



  • Austria,
  • Austria.


  • Waldheim, Kurt.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.,
  • Austria -- Politics and government -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard Bassett.
LC ClassificationsD802.A9 B37 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2196609M
ISBN 100140130195
LC Control Number89016257

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