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The Polish officer by Alan Furst

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English



  • Poland


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Fiction,
  • Military intelligence -- Fiction,
  • Poland -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlan Furst.
LC ClassificationsPS3556.U76 P64 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1086256M
ISBN 10067941312X
LC Control Number94010185

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