2 edition of 800 years of Russia"s march to world conquest. found in the catalog.
800 years of Russia"s march to world conquest.
Martovych, Oleh R. pseud.
At head of title: Stalin dies: Russia marches on.
|Statement||Foreword by John F. Stewart.|
|Series||Foreign affairs information service, no. 15|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||26|
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