Revolution from abroad the Soviet conquest of Poland"s western Ukraine and western Belorussia by Jan Tomasz Gross

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  • Poland,
  • Ukraine, Western,
  • Belarus,
  • Soviet Union


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish,
  • Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945,
  • Ukraine, Western -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1939-1941,
  • Belarus -- History -- 1917-1991,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Poland,
  • Poland -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementJan T. Gross.
GenrePersonal narratives, Polish.
LC ClassificationsDK4415 .G76 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956321M
ISBN 100691096031
LC Control Number2001058838

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