The Resource Three German invasions of France : the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940, (electronic resource)

Three German invasions of France : the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940, (electronic resource)

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Three German invasions of France : the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940
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Three German invasions of France
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the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940
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eng
Summary
Tension and rivalry between France and Germany shaped the history of Western Europe in the century from 1860. Three times that hostility led to war and the invasion of France - in 1870, 1914 and 1940. The outcomes of the battles that followed reset the balance of power across the continent. Yet the German invasions tend to be viewed as separate events, in isolation, rather than as connected episodes in the confrontation between the two nations. Douglas Fermer's fresh account of the military campaigns and the preparations for them treats them as part of a cycle of fear, suspicion, animosity and conflicting ambitions extending across several generations. In a clear, concise account of the decisive opening phase of each campaign, he describes the critical decision-making, the manoeuvres and clashes of arms in eastern France as German forces advanced westwards. As the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War approaches, this is a fitting moment to reconsider these momentous events and how they fit into the broad sweep of European history
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Midwest
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Fermer, Douglas
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943.08
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non fiction
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  • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
  • Germany
  • France
  • Germany
  • France
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adult
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Three German invasions of France : the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781473831452
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13057311
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MWT13057311
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Three German invasions of France : the summer campaigns of 1870, 1914 and 1940, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781473831452
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13057311
Publisher number
MWT13057311
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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