The Military Collapse of the German Empire: The Reality Behind the Stab-in-the-Back Myth

@article{Deist1996TheMC,
  title={The Military Collapse of the German Empire: The Reality Behind the Stab-in-the-Back Myth},
  author={Wilhelm Deist and Edgar J. Feuchtwanger},
  journal={War in History},
  year={1996},
  volume={3},
  pages={186 - 207}
}
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