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Atlas of the Soviet Union by Harry F. Young

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Maps.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Harry F. Young ; editing and design, Colleen Sussman ; editorial supervision provided by Norman F. Howard under the direction of Paul E. Auerswald.
SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 9621.
ContributionsSussman, Colleen., United States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14497901M
LC Control Number87619866

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