strange-defeatMatt from Matt’s Book Blog recently reviewed Strange Defeat:  A Statement of Evidence by Marc Bloch.  Here’s an excerpt:

French medievalist Marc Bloch was murdered by the Gestapo for his activities in the Resistance only 14 days before the liberation of France in 1944. In 1940, soon after the fall of France, he wrote Strange Defeat:  A Statement of Evidence, an analysis of why the Germans were victorious in as little as six weeks, especially in light of the perceptions that Hitler would never be so reckless as to attack and that, if he were, the French would win.

Read the entire review here.


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