In the name of the Volk
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In the name of the Volk political justice in Hitler"s Germany by H. W. Koch

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Published by Tauris in London .
Written in English


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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementH.W. Koch.
The Physical Object
Pagination325p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15365401M
ISBN 101850431108

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