The Franco-German Eurocorps
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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Eurocorps,
  • National security -- United States,
  • Europe -- Defenses,
  • France -- Military relations -- Germany,
  • Germany -- Military relations -- France

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFranco, German Eurocorps
StatementKaren E. Donfried
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1993, reel 2, fr. 00746
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15460538M

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