The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940
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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The German Fight in the Ardennes
The French Fight in the Ardennes
French Defenses Along the Meuse
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1st Infantry Regiment 1st Panzer Division 2nd Battalion 2nd Panzer Division 3ème Bureau 3rd Armored Division 55th Division 5th Light Cavalry 6th Company advance Ardennes Ardennes Canal Armée Armored Division Army Group artillery battle Belgian Belgium Bellevue Bodange Bouillon Boulette bridge Brigade Bulson bunkers Captain Carribou center of resistance Chemery command post counterattack crossed the Meuse division commander division's Donchery east elements enemy fighting fire Flavigny French defenses Frenois front Général German attack Glaire Grandsard Gross Deutschland Regiment Guderian halt Huntziger Ibid Infantry Division Kleist Lafontaine Libramont Lieutenant Colonel Light Cavalry Division Luxembourg machine gun Maginot Line Maisoncelle Martelange Meuse River mission Mont Dieu move forward Neufchateau Ninth Army occupied Panzer Regiment platoon position Rapport du Capitaine rear received road Second Army sector Semois River soldiers Spahis Stonne Tank Battalion Torcy troops units Vendresse Wadelincourt XlXth Corps XlXth Panzer Corps Xth Corps