Armoured Warfare and the Fall of France: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

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At 21:00 on 9 May 1940 Codeword Danzig was issued alerting Adolf Hitler's airborne troops that they were about to spearhead an attack on Belgium and the Netherlands. The following day his blitzkrieg rolled forward striking the British Expeditionary Force and the French armies in Belgium and in northern France at Sedan. The desperate attempts of the allied armies to stem the Nazi tide proved futile and, once their reserves had been exhausted and the remaining forces cut off, Paris lay open. By early June, it was all over - ...

Armoured Warfare and the Fall of France: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives 2014, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848846395

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