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On war of today

Friedrich von Bernhardi

On war of today

by Friedrich von Bernhardi

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Friedrich von Bernhardi ; authorized translation by Karl von Donat.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22139503M

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