The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940

Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9780191516634
  • 0191516635
  • 1280752181
  • 9781280752186
  • 9786610752188
  • 6610752184
  • 0192805509
  • 9780192805508
  • 019280300X
Notes
  • Originally published: 2003.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
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.
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Related item
  • Print version:: Jackson, Julian. Fall of France. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004 ; ISBN: 0192805509 ; ISBN: 9780192805508
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0613/2002044697-d.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0725/2002044697-b.html
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • 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 German army had broken through the French lines on the River Meuse at Sedan and elsewhere, only five days after launching their attack. Churchill, who had been telephoned by Prime.
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