The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940

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Archon Books, 1990 - History - 374 pages
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In telling the story of Sedan, Doughty brings to life individual soldiers, ridge lines, copses, gun emplacements, charges and bug-outs -- all the detail that creates layer and layer of opportunity or obstacle for victory or defeat. The result is an authentic grasp not only of a key battle in a crucial campaign, but of what really happens on the fields of wartime strife.

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Brig. Gen. Robert A. Doughty, USA (Ret.), is a graduate of West Point, former chair of its history department, and a prize-winning military historian. He is the author of Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War. He lives in Louisiana.

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