History Courses For

Dr. Christopher C. Lovett

Fall of Poland and France

Fall of Poland, France, and the Battle of Britain

  • Hanson W. Baldwin. The Crucial Years. New York: Harper & Row, 1976
  • Andre Beaufre. 1940: The Fall of France. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968.
  • Nicholas Bethell. The War Hitler Won: The Fall of Poland, September, 1939. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972.
  • Len Deighton. Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.
  • . Blitzkrieg: From The Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.
  • Robert Allan Doughty. The Seeds of Disaster: The Development of French Army Doctrine 1919-1939. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1985.
  • . The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1990.
  • Peter Fleming. Operation Sea Lion. New York: Simon and Schuster,1957.
  • Elanor M. Gates. End of the Affair: The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance, 1939-1940. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981.
  • John McVickar Haight, Jr. American Aid To France 1938-1940. New York: Atheneum, 1970.
  • Alistair Horne. To Lose A Battle: France 1940. Boston: Little, Brown, 1969.
  • Richard Hough and Denis Richards. The Battle Of Britain: The Greatest Air Battle Of World War II. New York: Norton, 1989.
  • J. E. Johnson. Wing Leader. New York: Ballantine, 1956.
  • Basil Karslake. 1940: The Last Act The Story of British Forces in France after Dunkirk. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1979.
  • J. E. Kaufmann and H. W. Kaufmann. Hitler's Blitzkrieg Campaigns: The Invasion and Defense of Western Europe, 1939-1940. Conshohocken, PA: Combined Books, 1993.
  • Robert M. Kennedy. The German Campaign In Poland, 1939. Washington, DC: GPO, 1956.
  • Egbert Kieser. Hitler On The Doorstep: Operation 'Sea Lion': The German Plan to Invade Britain, 1940. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997.
  • Jerome Klinkowitz. Their Finest Hours: Narratives of the R.A.F. and Luftwaffe in World War II. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1989.
  • Norman Longmate. Air Raid: The Bombing of Coventry, 1940. New York: David McKay, 1976.
  • John Lukacs. The Last European War September 1939-December 1941. London: Routledge and Paul, 1976.
  • . The Duel 10 May-31 July 1940: The Eighty-Day Struggle between Churchill and Hitler. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990.
  • . Five Days in London: May 1940. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.
  • Kenneth Macksey. Invasion: The German Invasion of England July 1940. New York: Macmillan, 1980.
  • Ernst R. May. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000.
  • Geoffrey P. Megargee. Inside Hitler's High Command. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000.
  • Richard Overy. The Battle of Britain: The Myth and the Reality. New York: York: W. W. Norton, 2000.
  • Richard Overy. The Battle of Britain: The Myth and the Reality. New York: York: W. W Norton, 2000.
  • Richard Petrow. The Bitter Years: The Invasion and Occupation of Denmark and Norway April 1940-May 1945. New York: Morrow,1974.
  • Telford Taylor. The March of Conquest: The German Victories in Western Europe, 1940. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958.
  • . The Breaking Wave: The Second World War in the Summer of 1940. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968.
  • William R. Trotter. A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-40. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1991.
  • Peter Townsend. Duel of Eagles. Novato: Presidio Press, 1970.
  • Derek Robinson. Piece of Cake. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
  • Peter Townsend. Duel of Eagles. Novato, CA: Presidio, 1970.