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Lithuania against Poland

an appeal for justice

by Lithuanian national council of America

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Published by Executive committee, Lithuanian national councils in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Lithuania.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD651.L5 L5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23530049M
    LC Control Number20010795


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