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The Myth of the Eastern Front

The Nazi-Soviet War in American Popular Culture

by Ronald Smelser

  • 360 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Popular culture,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Social Science,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Sociology,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Germany,
  • USA,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Historiography,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Campaigns,
  • Eastern Front,
  • Propaganda, German,
  • Public opinion,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437085M
    ISBN 100521712319
    ISBN 109780521712316

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