party and the army in the Soviet Union by Yosef Avidar

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  • Soviet Union. Sovetskai͡a︡ Armii͡a︡ -- History,
  • Soviet Union. Sovetskai͡a︡ Armii͡a︡ -- Political activity,
  • Kommunisticheskai͡a︡ partii͡a︡ Sovetskogo Soi͡u︡za -- History,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985

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StatementYosef Avidar ; [translated into English by Dafna Allon].
LC ClassificationsUA772 .A9513 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867663M
ISBN 100271003936
LC Control Number84043066

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