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German strategic culture

Kerry Longhurst

German strategic culture

a key to understanding the maintenance of conscription in Germany?

by Kerry Longhurst

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Published by Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKerry Longhurst.
SeriesIGS Discussion papers series -- no.98/6
ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Institute for German Studies.
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Open LibraryOL23128137M


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