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Twilight of the gladiators

Frank Heller

Twilight of the gladiators

Italy and the Italians, 1939-1943

by Frank Heller

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy.,
    • Fascism -- Italy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frank Heller [pseud.] Translated from the Swedish by Llewellyn Jones.
      ContributionsJones, Llewellyn, 1884-1961.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG572 .S4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. 1., 3-146 p.
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6466855M
      LC Control Number44006447
      OCLC/WorldCa1724115

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