May-June 1940. An unfortunate battle lost in forty-five days. Everything has been said or nearly, over these forty-five days, whether through general works covering all or part of the period or monographs recounting particular aspects of the battle. However, never a book has addressed the entirety of the day-to-day fighting, sector by sector, from Holland to Menton, with as much precision. Forty-five days of fighting are recounted, the most emblematic of course, but also, the more numerous, that few stories have, so far, come out of oblivion when they are not simply ignored. It is the daily drama of those men overwhelmed by the rhythm of the battle, tossed to the mercy of the command, and many of whom have been at the end of their sacrifice, which these three volumes propose to retrace. A different and totally new vision of a lost battle. The Memorial of the Battle of France ... For more than 40 years, Jean-Yves MARY has been passionate about the events of May-June 1940. Through the Maginot line first of which he became one of the specialists thanks to several reference works and the realization started in 1978, the museum of the Maginot line and troops of intervals on the site of Fermont. By careful study, then, of the various breakthroughs made by the Germans during these two tragic months, studies which materialized by the publication of several well-documented works on the lightning progression of Panzerdivisionen. A wealth of knowledge accumulated over the years that pushed the author to tackle this ambitious project ...
Format : A4
Pages number : 368
Pictures number : 600
Language : French
Color profiles : Not specified
ISBN : There is no information on the ISBN
Author : Jean-Yves MARY & Pascal KERGER.
Publishing : Editions HEIMDAL
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