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Defending the Republic

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By: Philip Nord
Edition: First American Edition
Date: 2015
Published: Yale University Press [New Haven, CT]
Size (Details): 8vo (189 pages)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Navy Blue cloth]

Category: Books Currently In Print
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 204025

Description: A revisionist account of France's crushing defeat in 1940 by an authority on French history who argues that the nation's downfall was not due to military unpreparedeness and a decadent national character but rather to a betrayal by military and political elites, who abandoned the Republic and supported the Vichy takeover.

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