Capture in war on land and sea by Hans Wehberg

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Bibliography: p. [193]-201.

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Statementby Hans Wehberg ... tr. from Das beuterecht im land- und seekriege; with an introduction by John M. Robertson.
ContributionsRobertson, J. M. 1856-1933.
LC ClassificationsJX5283 .W55
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [x]-xxxv, 210 p.
Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL6531831M
LC Control Number11015181

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