Truman and the American commitment to Israel
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Published by Magnes Press, Hebrew University .
Written in English


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  • Truman, Harry S

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9167872M
ISBN 109652233749
ISBN 109789652233745

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