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Leningrad in three days

P. Ya Kann

Leningrad in three days

a short guide

by P. Ya Kann

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Published by Progress in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published under title: "Tri dnya v Leningrade." 1977.

Statement[translated from the Russian by David Marks].
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13707956M


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