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The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940

Author: Julian Jackson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Making of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new book by Julian Jackson, a leading historian of twentieth-century France, charts the breathtakingly rapid events that led to the defeat and surrender of one of the key Allied powers, setting in motion the traumatic years of the Occupation, the Vichy regime, and the rapid escalation of World War Two. - ;On 16 May 1940 an emergency meeting of the French High Command was called at the Quai d'Orsay in Paris. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jackson, Julian.
Fall of France.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)59270638
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Jackson
ISBN: 9780191516634 0191516635 1280752181 9781280752186 9786610752188 6610752184
OCLC Number: 130994506
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Awards: Winner of Wolfson History Prize Winner 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Brief Chronology; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: THE STORY; 1. 'We Are Beaten'; 2. Uneasy Allies; 3. The Politics of Defeat; 4. The French People at War; PART II: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, AND COUNTERFACTUALS; 5. Causes and Counterfactuals; 6. Consequences; Guide to Further Reading; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: Making of the modern world.
Responsibility: Julian Jackson.

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