Table of Contents

  1. Focus Questions
  2. Russia's Actions
    1. Finland Invaded
    2. Expulsion from the League
  3. Phoney War
    1. British Preparation
  4. Fall of Denmark and Norway
    1. Germany Invades
    2. British Response
  5. Churchill Takes Over
    1. The War Leader
  6. Western Europe Invaded
  7. Evacuation of Dunkirk
    1. The Rescue Operation
    2. The Miracle of Dunkirk
    3. British view of Dunkirk
    4. German view of Dunkirk
    5. Churchill Defiant
    6. Dunkirk Animation
  8. France Defeated
    1. Italy Joins in
    2. Surrender signed
    3. Hitler in Paris
    4. Vichy & Occupied France
  9. Reasons for the French Defeat
    1. Command Structures and Battle Tactics
    2. Mistaken Assumptions
  10. Summary