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When France Fell

The Vichy Crisis and the Fate of the Anglo-American Alliance

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674258563

Publication Date: 10/29/2021


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 photos, 2 maps


  • Map: Political Division of France after the Armistice of June 22, 1940
  • Introduction: A Fight for Love and Glory
  • 1. We’ll Always Have Paris: The Nazis March In
  • 2. A Hill of Beans in This Crazy World: America’s New Insecurity
  • 3. No Good at Being Noble: The Vichy Quandary
  • 4. We Mustn’t Underestimate American Blundering: Britain’s Imperial Insecurity
  • 5. They’re Asleep in New York: The Allies Look for Answers
  • 6. A Beautiful Friendship? The Invasion of French North Africa
  • 7. Round Up the Usual Suspects: Assassination in Algiers
  • Conclusion: As Time Goes By
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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