England's Last War Against France: Fighting Vichy 1940-1942

England's Last War Against France: Fighting Vichy 1940-1942

by Colin Smith
     
 

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The last shots fired between England and France took place during World War II, when Vichy, France was left unoccupied by the Nazi regime in return for their collaboration. From the summer of 1940 through November, 1942, British forces engaged the Vichy French on land, sea, and air. Thousands of lives were lost in the 20th century's most one-sided battle, and the

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The last shots fired between England and France took place during World War II, when Vichy, France was left unoccupied by the Nazi regime in return for their collaboration. From the summer of 1940 through November, 1942, British forces engaged the Vichy French on land, sea, and air. Thousands of lives were lost in the 20th century's most one-sided battle, and the history of this conflict was buried-until now. Through painstaking research, historian Colin Smith throws back the veil of secrecy to detail this last bloody conflict between modern Europe's great powers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753827055
Publisher:
Phoenix
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,372,875
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.60(d)

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