The Breaking Point

Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940


Book Description

An engaging narrative of the small-unit actions near Sedan during the 1940 campaign for France

  • Reconstructs the fighting in and around Sedan by German panzer forces under the famous Heinz Guderian and their French opponents
  • Examines both sides of the battle, from privates up to generals
  • Recommended reading by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps"Doughty's lively study should appeal to soldiers and civilians." --Journal of Military History

  • About the Author

    Brig. Gen. Robert A. Doughty, USA (Ret.), is a graduate of West Point, former chair of its history department, and a prize-winning military historian. He is the author of Pyrrhic Victory: French Strategy and Operations in the Great War. He lives in Louisiana.

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