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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.256 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Document Date: [1945/07] Pagination:

Summary of Content: Orders for Hilldring to travel to Potsdam on an unnamed mission.

People: Hilldring, John H., 1895-1974

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: World War II

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