An examination of the military doctrine that animated the French defense against the German invasion in 1940. Argues that the French learned the wrong lessons from World War I and were ill prepared for World War II Lessons for modern armies about how to learn from past wars and prepare for future wars Winner of the Paul Birdsall Prize of the American Historical Association"
The Seeds of Disaster
The Development of French Army Doctrine, 1919-1939
Stackpole Military History
Education & Reference