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Battle of France, 1940

Adolphe Goutard

Battle of France, 1940

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Published by Muller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdolphe Goutard. Translated by A. R. P. Burgess. Foreward by B. H. Liddell Hart.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13575438M
    OCLC/WorldCa2105513


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In Hitler sent his troops to execute the Fall of France/5(84). The Fall of France in is one of the pivotal moments of the twentieth century. If the German invasion of France had failed, it is arguable that the war might have ended right there.

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