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Paul von Hindenburg (1847 – 1934) A Prussian general. Christian Democrat, José Napoleon Duarte, defeated extreme rightist Roberto D’Aubuisson for president in a carefully staged 1984 election, promising peace. On March 14th, rumours swept through the city that soldiers from the front were being sent in to put down the uprising. This secret relationship would become public when the two sides signed the Non-Aggression Pact on August 23, 1939, but until that time, Hitler and Stalin made much of their putative opposition to one another.

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Publisher: University Alabama Press; First Edition edition (October 30, 1993)

ISBN: 0817307095

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