Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Battles on the Western Front 1 - 1939-41

In the West, after the declaration of war in September 1939, the Phoney War lay across the Maginot and Siegfried Lines.
In May 1940, a major German offensive drove West and encircled the BEF at Dunkirk.
The battle of France followed until the defeated French signed the Armistice on the 22nd of June.
The Sit-Down War
Campaign in the Low Countries
The Armistice
Operation SeeLowe
U-boats in the French harbours

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