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The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940, Julian Jackson

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The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940
Title
The fall of France
Title remainder
the Nazi invasion of 1940
Statement of responsibility
Julian Jackson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Using eyewitness accounts, memoirs, and diaries, Julian Jackson recreates, in detail, the intense atmosphere and dramatic events of these six weeks in 1940, unravelling the historical evidence to produce a fresh answer to the perennial question of whether the defeat of France was inevitable."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Jackson, Julian
Dewey number
940.54/214
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D755.2
LC item number
.J23 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Making of the modern world
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  • World War
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • France
  • Invasies
  • Tweede Wereldoorlog
  • Besetzung
  • Weltkrieg
  • Frankreich
  • Invasion
  • Deutschland
Label
The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940, Julian Jackson
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
1. 'We Are Beaten' -- 16 May 1940: Churchill in Paris -- The Mysterious General Gamelin -- 'Ready for War': Tanks and Guns -- The Air Force -- French Military Doctrine: 'Retired on Mount Sinai'? -- Fighting in Belgium: The Dyle Plan -- The Matador's Cloak -- The Allied Order of Battle -- 10-15 May: Into Belgium -- 10-12 May: Through the Ardennes -- 13 May: The Germans Cross the Meuse -- 14-15: The Counter-attack Fails: The Tragic Fate of the Three DCRs -- 17-18 May: The Tortoise Head -- 19-20 May: 'Without Wishing to Intervene ... ': The End of Gamelin -- 2. Uneasy Allies -- 21 May 1940: Weygand in Ypres -- Looking for Allies: 1920-1938 -- Elusive Albion: Britain and France 1919-1939 -- The Alliance That Never Was -- Gamelin's Disappointments: Poland, Belgium, Britain -- Britain and France in the Phoney War -- 10-22 May: 'Allied to so Temperamental a Race' -- 22-25 May: The 'Weygand Plan' -- The Belgian Capitulation -- 26 May-4 June: Operation Dynamo -- After Dunkirk: 'In Mourning For Us' -- 3. The Politics of Defeat -- 12 June 1940: Paul Reynaud at Cange (Loire) -- The French Civil War -- 'Rather Hitler than Blum? -- April 1938-September 1939: The Daladier Government -- Daladier at War -- Reynaud v. Daladier -- Reynaud at War -- 25-28 May: Weygand's Proposal -- 29 May-9 June: Reynaud's Alternative -- 12-16 June: Reynaud v. Weygand -- 16 June: Reynaud's Resignation -- 4. The French People at War -- 17 June 1940: Georges Friedmann in Niort -- Remembering 1914 -- A Pacifist Nation -- Going to War: 'Something between Resolution and Resignation' -- Phoney War Blues -- Why Are We Fighting? -- The French Army in 1940 -- Soldiers at War I: 'Confident and Full of Hope' -- Soldiers at War II: 'The Germans Are at Bulson' (13 May) -- Soldiers at War III: The 'Molecular Disintegration' of the 71DI -- The Exodus -- Soldiers at War IV: 'Sans esprit de recul' (5-10 June) -- 5. Causes and Counterfactuals -- July 1940: Marc Bloch in Gueret -- Historians and the Defeat -- Counterfactuals I: 1914 -- Counterfactuals II: Britain's Finest Hour -- The Other Side of the Hill: Germany -- Explaining Defeat: 'Moving in a Kind of Fog' -- Army and Society -- 6. Consequences -- June 1940: Francois Mitterrand at Verdun: 'No Need to Say More' -- Vichy: The Lessons of Defeat -- 'Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century' -- Gaullism and 1940 -- National Renewal after 1945 -- 1940 and Colonial Nostalgia -- 1940 Today
Control code
ocm51983380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 274 pages
Isbn
9780192803009
Lccn
2002044697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780192803009
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51983380
  • (OCoLC)51983380
Label
The fall of France : the Nazi invasion of 1940, Julian Jackson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. 'We Are Beaten' -- 16 May 1940: Churchill in Paris -- The Mysterious General Gamelin -- 'Ready for War': Tanks and Guns -- The Air Force -- French Military Doctrine: 'Retired on Mount Sinai'? -- Fighting in Belgium: The Dyle Plan -- The Matador's Cloak -- The Allied Order of Battle -- 10-15 May: Into Belgium -- 10-12 May: Through the Ardennes -- 13 May: The Germans Cross the Meuse -- 14-15: The Counter-attack Fails: The Tragic Fate of the Three DCRs -- 17-18 May: The Tortoise Head -- 19-20 May: 'Without Wishing to Intervene ... ': The End of Gamelin -- 2. Uneasy Allies -- 21 May 1940: Weygand in Ypres -- Looking for Allies: 1920-1938 -- Elusive Albion: Britain and France 1919-1939 -- The Alliance That Never Was -- Gamelin's Disappointments: Poland, Belgium, Britain -- Britain and France in the Phoney War -- 10-22 May: 'Allied to so Temperamental a Race' -- 22-25 May: The 'Weygand Plan' -- The Belgian Capitulation -- 26 May-4 June: Operation Dynamo -- After Dunkirk: 'In Mourning For Us' -- 3. The Politics of Defeat -- 12 June 1940: Paul Reynaud at Cange (Loire) -- The French Civil War -- 'Rather Hitler than Blum? -- April 1938-September 1939: The Daladier Government -- Daladier at War -- Reynaud v. Daladier -- Reynaud at War -- 25-28 May: Weygand's Proposal -- 29 May-9 June: Reynaud's Alternative -- 12-16 June: Reynaud v. Weygand -- 16 June: Reynaud's Resignation -- 4. The French People at War -- 17 June 1940: Georges Friedmann in Niort -- Remembering 1914 -- A Pacifist Nation -- Going to War: 'Something between Resolution and Resignation' -- Phoney War Blues -- Why Are We Fighting? -- The French Army in 1940 -- Soldiers at War I: 'Confident and Full of Hope' -- Soldiers at War II: 'The Germans Are at Bulson' (13 May) -- Soldiers at War III: The 'Molecular Disintegration' of the 71DI -- The Exodus -- Soldiers at War IV: 'Sans esprit de recul' (5-10 June) -- 5. Causes and Counterfactuals -- July 1940: Marc Bloch in Gueret -- Historians and the Defeat -- Counterfactuals I: 1914 -- Counterfactuals II: Britain's Finest Hour -- The Other Side of the Hill: Germany -- Explaining Defeat: 'Moving in a Kind of Fog' -- Army and Society -- 6. Consequences -- June 1940: Francois Mitterrand at Verdun: 'No Need to Say More' -- Vichy: The Lessons of Defeat -- 'Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century' -- Gaullism and 1940 -- National Renewal after 1945 -- 1940 and Colonial Nostalgia -- 1940 Today
Control code
ocm51983380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 274 pages
Isbn
9780192803009
Lccn
2002044697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780192803009
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51983380
  • (OCoLC)51983380

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