War of ideas in Latvia (1941-1944) by J. Dzintars

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Published by "Avots" Publishers in Riga .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Latvia.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.,
  • Propaganda, Communist -- Latvia -- History.

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StatementJ. Dzintars ; [translated into English by J. Cērps].
LC ClassificationsD802.S752 L38413 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2475362M
LC Control Number87206628

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