De Gaulle: His Life and Work

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Author: Nikolai Molchanov
Title: De Gaulle: His Life and Work
Publisher: Progress Publishers Moscow
Year of publication: 1985
Place of publication: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Translator: Sergei Syrovatkin
Place of purchase (by previous owner): Meerut
Ownership: Thirdhand or above/gift
General comments: A book passed on to me by a family friend. Beside the inscription
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Transcription of inscription:
Asim Kumar Banerjee
Nauchandi Mela
Meerut
12th April, 1996
Submitted by: Aritry Das