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The uprooted

William Makowski

The uprooted

by William Makowski

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Published by Smart Design in Mississauga, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Soviet.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Poland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William B. Makowski.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Polish.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.S65 M3513 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3356342M
    ISBN 100969469810
    LC Control Number2004396394
    OCLC/WorldCa52126047

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