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Failures and Constraints

  • Richard CarswellEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter reviews how commentators and historians have treated the failures of the principal protagonists involved in the Fall of France within the larger context of the collective failures of the Third Republic’s institutions and policies. The chapter examines the interactions between the failures and constraints—economic, political, military and diplomatic—identified by historians as inhibiting French policy-makers in the interwar period and during the Battle of France.

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