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The French defeat of 1940 : reassessments

Author: Joel Blatt
Publisher: [Providence R.I.] : Berghahn Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why France, the major European continental victor in 1918, suffered total defeat in six weeks at the hands of the vanquished power of 1918 only two decades later remains moot. Why the stunning reversal of fortunes? In this volume thirteen prominent scholars reexamine the French debacle of 1940 in interwar perspectives, utilizing fresh analysis, original approaches, and new sources. Although the tenor of the volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
French defeat of 1940 : reassessments.
Providence [R.I.] : Berghahn Books, 1998
viii, 372 pages ; 23 cm.
(DLC) 96053856
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Blatt
ISBN: 9780857457172 0857457179
OCLC Number: 878132453
Description: 1 online resource (380 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The French Defeat of 1940; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. STRATEGY AND SCAPEGOATISM; CHAPTER 2. MARC BLOCH AND THE DRÔLE DE GUERRE; CHAPTER 3. MARTYRS' VENGEANCE; CHAPTER 4. DOMESTIC POLITICS AND THE FALL OF FRANCE IN 1940; CHAPTER 5. EDOUARD DALADIER; CHAPTER 6. THE MISSED OPPORTUNITY; CHAPTER 7. PRELUDE TO DEFEAT; CHAPTER 8. FRANCE AND THE ILLUSION OF AMERICAN SUPPORT, 1919-1940; CHAPTER 9. IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER; CHAPTER 10. REFLECTIONS ON FRANCE, BRITAIN AND THE WINTER WAR PRODROME, 1939-1940; CHAPTER 11. "FIGHTING TO THE LAST FRENCHMAN"? Chapter 12. french defeat in 1940 and its reversal in 1944-1945chapter 13. the trauma of 1940; contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Joel Blatt.

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