Walking Since Daybreak : A Story of Eastern Europe, World

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This is a very nice well-made lighter featuring the name of the unit and DI of the battalion and 3rd Division identification. In March 1936 German military reoccupation of the Rhineland (demilitarized under the Versailles Treaty) met with no opposition from France and thus successfully challenged France’s willingness to defend the Versailles settlement. When the stock market crashed on October 29, 1929, the financial crisis had worldwide consequences and the reaction of nations to the dire financial straits of the Depression had a huge impact.

Pages: 288

Publisher: Mariner Books (September 14, 2000)

ISBN: 061808231X

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