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1940: La Guerre Des Occasions Perdues

1940: La Guerre Des Occasions Perdues

By A. Goutard

Hachette, 1956, 406 pp.

An extensive analysis of the background and conduct of the war in the west in the spring of 1940, to demonstrate, as the title indicates, that a French victory was possible. The fault lay not with armaments or troop morale, but with a fallacious doctrine of war and military organization.