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Beyond the Blitzkrieg
The blitzkrieg pushed the world to the brink. Countries became battlefields and ordinary men and women became heroes and villains.
Here’s what happened to the French soldiers left behind at Dunkirk
Between May 26 and June 4, 1940, more than 338,000 Allied soldiers from England, France, Belgium and elsewhere escaped death…
Actually, the Maginot Line was a good idea
The Maginot Line is a historic meme, a shrine to the failure of fixed defenses in the age of tanks and planes. But modern historians are increasingly making a bold claim: It wasn’t the Maginot Line that failed, it was diplomacy and French armored t…