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1940: La Guerre Des Occasions Perdues
1940: La Guerre Des Occasions Perdues
By A. Goutard
Hachette, 1956, 406 pp
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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.