Berlin and the cause of freedom by George Pratt Shultz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs in Washington, D.C .

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  • Germany (West) -- Foreign relations -- Germany (East),
  • Germany (East) -- Foreign relations -- Germany (West)

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StatementSecretary Shultz
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 778
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14938727M

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