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The collapse of The Third Republic- An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940
The collapse of The Third Republic- An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940 Author:William L. Shirer From the Foreward: — I lived and worked in France for a good many years, beginning in 1925 when the country was not only the greatest power on the continent of Europe but, to me, the most civilized and enlightened. In the ensuing years I watched with increasing apprehension the Third Republic go downhill, its strength gradually sapped by dissensi... more »on and division, by an incomprehensible blindness in foreign, domestic, and military policy, by the ineptness of its leaders, the corruption of its press, and by a feeling of growing confusion, hopelessness, and cynicism in its people.
- William L. Shirer author of this book, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, and several other noted historic treatments of WWII themes« less