Duel at the brink John Foster Dulles" command of American power by Roscoe Drummond

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .

Written in English

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  • Dulles, John Foster, -- 1888-1959.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.

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StatementRoscoe Drummond and Gaston Coblentz.
ContributionsCoblentz, Gaston.
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14306992M

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