Troubled Alliance: France and Great Britain in the Second World War (September, 1939 - June, 1940)
Lewis, David Alan
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This paper will explore the several reasons for the break-up of the alliance. Mutual distrust, with a background even preceding the war, was one of the major causes. From the first day of the war the French suspected the sincerity of the English commitment. When it began to appear to the French that in fact the English were unwilling to support them, the way to armistice was open. Of course the British were equally dismayed by what they saw as gross French military errors.With honors.