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To lose a battle : France 1940

Author: Alistair Horne
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Company, [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Third volume in a trilogy; the first of which is The fall of Paris; the siege and the Commune, 1870-71; and the second of which is The price of glory; Verdun 1916.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horne, Alistair.
To lose a battle; France 1940.
Boston, Little, Brown [1969]
(OCoLC)563545396
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Horne
OCLC Number: 5258
Description: xxiv, 647 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Grandeur and misery of victory (1919-1930) --
Thank God for the French army --
Fortune changes sides --
Palinurus nods --
Queer kind of war --
Gamelin --
The sickle and the reaper --
Towards the brink --
The Crocus blossoms --
Through the Ardennes: May 11th --
On the Meuse: May 12th --
The crossing: May 13th --
Consolidating the bridgeheads: May 14th --
The breakout: May 15th --
"We have lost the battle!": Ma6 16th --
The Panzers halt: May 17th --
The dash to the sea: May 18th-20th --
Encirclement: May 21st-23rd --
The end in the North: May 24th-June 4th --
One last battle: June 5th-22nd --
Aftermath.
Other Titles: France 1940
Responsibility: by Alistair Horne.

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Third volume in a trilogy; the first of which is The fall of Paris; the siege and the Commune, 1870-71; and the second of which is The price of glory; Verdun 1916.

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