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The man who is France

Stanley Frederick Clark

The man who is France

the story of General Charles de Gaulle.

by Stanley Frederick Clark

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  • 19 Currently reading

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

  • Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC373.G3 C55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5797300M
    LC Control Number60009656

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