2 edition of On war of today found in the catalog.
On war of today
Friedrich von Bernhardi
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Friedrich von Bernhardi ; authorized translation by Karl von Donat.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
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