The collapse of the Third Republic: an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940
After setting the stage with a look at the founding of the Republic in 1871, describes the political, social, and religious divisions in the country, the "Maginot Line complex" growing out of military trust in a defensive war, and the deleterious effect of the tragedy of World War I.
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Some amazing things in this history! I had no idea Shirer was a radio correspondent basically embedded with the Nazi army and thus present at many key events, such as outside Foch's rail car for the ...
Review: The Collapse of the Third RepublicUser Review - Mikey B. - Goodreads
This is a monumental and very tragic account of the collapse of France. Unfortunately France's democratic values failed to withstand the Nazi onslaught. Shirer illustrates how a democracy can become ... Read full review
Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941
William L. Shirer
Limited preview - 2002
BOOK ONE THE RISE OF
The Dreyfus Affair 18941906 48
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