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In Command of France

French Foreign Policy and Military Planning, 1933-1940

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434912

Publication Date: 11/29/1978

346 pages


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  • Introduction
  • 1. Land, Resources, and Strategic Planning
  • 2. Disarmament and the Drift toward Arms Equality, 1933
  • 3. Security First, 1934
  • 4. The Foreign Policy of Pierre Laval, 1934–1935
  • 5. Anglo–French Relations, 1935–1936: Ethiopia and the Rhineland
  • 6. The Foreign Policy of the Popular Front, 1936–1937
  • 7. National Defense and the Popular Front, 1936–1937
  • 8. Anglo–French Relations, 1938: Austria and Czechoslovakia
  • 9. Preparing for War, 1939
  • 10. Denouement, 1940
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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