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Strange victory : Hitler's conquest of France

Author: Ernest R May; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author examines the book Strange Defeat by the French historian Marc Bloch and "argues that Germany's success is even more of a puzzle than Bloch could have imagined, for we now know that its armed forces were measurably inferior to those of France and its allies, even in tanks, and its top military leaders all considered an attack on France to be a long-odds gamble."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest R May; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0809089068 9780809089062
OCLC Number: 42716792
Description: viii, 594 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Hitler's Germany --
pt. 2. The western allies --
pt. 3. Plan yellow --
pt. 4. The democracies' preparations for victory --
pt. 5. The way --
a parable?
Other Titles: Hitler's conquest of France
Responsibility: Ernest R. May.
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The author examines the book Strange Defeat by the French historian Marc Bloch and "argues that Germany's success is even more of a puzzle than Bloch could have imagined, for we now know that its armed forces were measurably inferior to those of France and its allies, even in tanks, and its top military leaders all considered an attack on France to be a long-odds gamble."--Jacket.

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