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Saturday, 27 August 2011
Petain takes over - History of World War 2 Ray Harris Junior
With half the country overrun by panzers, you might imagine that the French government would have been concentrating on trying to recover the military position. But in fact they were engaging in a struggle that was to leave Petain, a defeatist general, in charge of France. It is a grim story.