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rape of Greece

the King, the colonels and the resistance

by Peter Murtagh

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Published by Simon & Schuster in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- History -- 1967-1974,
  • Greece -- Politics and government -- 1967-1974

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [268]-270) and index.

    StatementPeter Murtagh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 278 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18728884M
    ISBN 100671710389
    LC Control Number95033694
    OCLC/WorldCa31166179


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