Dunkirk and the Fall of France


by
Geoffrey Stewart

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 3.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

For sixty years the dramatic story of the Dunkirk evacuation and the defeat of France – the story of the German conquest of northwest Europe – has been the focus of historical study and dispute, yet myths and misconceptions about this extraordinary event persist. The ruthless efficiency of the German assault, the ‘miracle’ of Dunkirk, the feeble French defense – these still common assumptions are questioned in Geoffrey Stewart’s highly readable and concise account of the campaign. The German victory was not inevitable

For sixty years the dramatic story of the Dunkirk evacuation and the defeat of France – the story of the German conquest of northwest Europe – has been the focus of historical study and dispute, yet myths and misconceptions about this extraordinary event persist. The ruthless efficiency of the German assault, the ‘miracle’ of Dunkirk, the feeble French defense – these still common assumptions are questioned in Geoffrey Stewart’s highly readable and concise account… (more)

For sixty years the dramatic story of the Dunkirk evacuation and the defeat of France – the story of the German conquest of northwest Europe – has been the focus of historical study and dispute, yet myths and misconceptions about this extraordinary event persist. The ruthless efficiency of the German assault, the ‘miracle’ of Dunkirk, the feeble French defense – these still common assumptions are questioned in Geoffrey Stewart’s highly readable and concise account of the campaign. The German victory was not inevitable

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