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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe,
  • Europe.


  • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Europe.,
  • Cities and towns -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Europe -- History -- Bombardment, 1939-1945.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jeffry M. Diefendorf.
ContributionsDiefendorf, Jeffry M., 1945-
LC ClassificationsD829.E8 R43 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 234 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2055065M
ISBN 100312028288
LC Control Number88033330

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