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France 1940 General Information
France 1940 General and Background Information
The Pentagoet History of the France 1940 Campaign backs up its recitation of the events of the campaign with a series of notes and articles describing the weaponry, organization and tactics of the ground and air warfare during early World War II.
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Extract from the General Information Appendices. An outline of the contents of this sections follows:
Outline of Appendices and Supporting Articles
A. Tools of Battle
  1. Tanks and Anti-Tank
  2. Aircraft and Anti-Aircraft
  3. Artillery
  4. Small Arms
  5. Fortifications
B. Combat Systems
  1. General Observations
  2. Infantry
  3. Armored and Mechanized Formations
  4. Reconnaissance
  5. Parachute Infantry
  6. Artillery
  7. Engineers
  8. Medium Bombers
  9. Tactical and Dive Bombers
  10. Fighters
C. Support
  1. Staff
  2. Ground Supply
  3. Air Supply
  3. Telecommunications
  4. Intelligence
  5. Airbases
  6. Medical Services
  7. Propaganda
D. Command and Control
  1. General Observations
  2. Means of Command and Control
  3. Officers and Men
  4. Political Influence
E. Operations and Tactics
  1. Movement
  2. Tactics
F. General Observations
  1. Leadership
  2. Skills
  3. What went Right? What went Wrong?
  4. Conclusions
G. References
H. Bibliography
I. Contemporary Descriptions
J. Conventions Used in This History