May 16, 2002
The Fall of France, 1940

Josh Marshall writes: "I really, really, really want to recommend a book to you. It's called Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France and it's by Ernest R. May, a highly respected diplomatic historian. There are two reasons why this book is so good. The first is that it is just a marvelously engrossing narrative of one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th Century..."

Posted by DeLong at 02:52 PM