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Published by G. Lohrenz in Winnipeg .
Written in English


  • Mennonites -- Soviet Union -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Russian.

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Edition Notes

StatementGerhard Lohrenz.
LC ClassificationsBX8119.R8 L654 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18746406M
ISBN 100919673279

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