Murder and martial justice spying and retribution in World War II America by Meredith Lentz Adams

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .

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  • Prisoners of war,
  • Retribution,
  • Murder,
  • Government policy,
  • Torture,
  • Executions and executioners,
  • American Prisoners and prisons,
  • Spies,
  • Abuse of,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Germans,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-296) and index.

Book details

StatementMeredith Lentz Adams
SeriesTrue crime history series, True crime history series
LC ClassificationsD805.U5 A33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24884974M
ISBN 101606350757
ISBN 109781606350751
LC Control Number2011000670

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