Britain and France in Two World Wars: Truth, Myth and Memory

Britain and France in Two World Wars: Truth, Myth and Memory


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ISBN-13: 9781441169334
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/12/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert Tombs is Professor of French History at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Emile Chabal is Junior Research Fellow in French Political History at St John's College, Cambridge University, UK.

Table of Contents

General Introduction: Robert Tombs \ Part I - The First World War \ Introduction: Gary Sheffield \ 1. Why Allies: necessity or folly? John Keiger \ 2. Sacrifice and slaughter: two armies, two wars? William Philpott \ 3. The push to victory, 1918: the Allied contributions, Elizabeth Greenhalgh \ Part II - The Second World War \ Introduction: Emile Chabal and Akhila Yechury \ 4. 1940: the French army and the BEF, Martin Alexander \ 5. The British, the Free French, and Resistance, Sebastien Albertelli \ 6. Liberation: the British contribution, Olivier Wieviorka \ Part III - Remembering and Forgetting \ Introduction: Philip Bell \ 7. The First World War, Jay Winter \ 8. The Second World War, Robert Frank \ 9. An overview, David Reynolds \ Index

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