The last goodnight a World War II story of espionage, adventure, and betrayal by Howard Blum

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Subjects:

  • Women spies,
  • Secret service,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • American Espionage,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementHoward Blum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.S8 B729 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 509 pages
Number of Pages509
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27203001M
ISBN 100062307673
ISBN 109780062307675
LC Control Number2015019329
OCLC/WorldCa928136659

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