Afghanistan, 18 months of occupation
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Afghanistan, 18 months of occupation August 1981 by Eliza Van Hollen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet Occupation, 1979-

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Other titlesAfghanistan, eighteen months of occupation
SeriesSpecial report -- no. 86, Special report (United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs) -- no. 86
ContributionsVan Hollen, Eliza., United States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
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Open LibraryOL13605174M

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