After Dunkirk: The French Army's Performance against `Case Red', 25 May to 25 June 1940

  title={After Dunkirk: The French Army's Performance against `Case Red', 25 May to 25 June 1940},
  author={M. Alexander},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={219 - 264}
The historiography of the German defeat of France and her allies in 1940 has focused mainly on the first fortnight of what was a six-week campaign. Most writers have concentrated on either the German Wehrmacht's breakthrough of the thin French defences on the River Meuse, on the evacuation of over 330 000 Allied troops from Dunkirk and the nearby beaches, or on the political level of an unravelling Anglo-French partnership. The continuing fight of the French armies, with some assistance from… Expand

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