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French Navy in World War II

Auphan amiral

French Navy in World War II

by Auphan amiral

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Published by United States Naval Institute in Annapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France. -- Marine -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, French.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of La marine française pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

    Statementby Paul Auphan and Jacques Mordal, [pseud.] Translated by A. C. J. Sabalot.
    ContributionsMordal, Jacques, 1910-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD779.F7 A823
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 413 p.
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17937858M
    LC Control Number59008595

    World War II - World War II - Forces and resources of the European combatants, In September the Allies, namely Great Britain, France, and Poland, were together superior in industrial resources, population, and military manpower, but the German Army, or Wehrmacht, because of its armament, training, doctrine, discipline, and fighting spirit, was the most efficient . Get this from a library! The French Navy in World War II.. [Paul Auphan; Jacques Mordai] -- Few people realize the tragic situation of a country forced to capitulate to a traditional enemy. After this humiliating experience, the Navy, in its attempts to preserve FranceâÂ#x80;Â#x99;s.

    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour (Paperback) by James D. Hornfischer (Goodreads Author). The scuttling of the French fleet at Toulon was orchestrated by Vichy France on 27 November to prevent Nazi German forces from taking it over. The Allied invasion of North Africa had provoked the Germans into invading the zone libre, neutral according to the Armistice of The Vichy Secretary of the Navy, Admiral François Darlan, defected to the Allies, who were gaining Location: Toulon, France, Coordinates: .

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The French Navy in World War II is an important and well-written piece of work, that tells the story of French naval forces between and from the perspective of pro-Allied individuals in the Vichy administration.

The standard of writing is very good, for a book written by a native English-speaker, let alone for a translated work. Cited by: 4. The French Navy In World War II is, without doubt, most interesting. As but little is available in the English language about the subject, Naval Institute Press has done well to reprint the book, which includes some maps and photographs, written by Rear Admiral Paul Auphan and Jacques Mordal which was originally published, in French, in /5.

The French Navy in World War II book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Few people realize the tragic situation of a country /5. The French Navy’s story is now available in paperback. The French Navy in World War II Auphan (amiral, Paul), Jacques Mordal Snippet view - () served in World War I and World War II.

After serving as Minister of the Navy, he resigned Novem He published numerous books on naval and political history.5/5(1). The book could be accused of some bias in seeking to explain the events and decisions made by the leaders of Vichy, but overall, it gives a very complete picture of the French Navy activities.

Its pages of text provide a lot of information about what, for many of us, is a very little known aspect of World War II."—.

Genre/Form: Government publications History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Auphan, Admiral (Paul), b. French Navy in World War II. The French Navy in World War II. London: Greenwood Press. ISBN Bell, P. Bell (). France and Britain, – The Long Separation.

France and Britain. London: Longman. ISBN Bond, Peter (). Years of British Gibraltar: – Gibraltar: Peter-Tan Ltd for Government of on: Off Mers El Kébir, French Algeria. As such, the French Navy would have an interesting role to play in the development of the Vichy state during World War II.

While the Third Reich naturally cast covetous eyes at the powerful French naval vessels in the hands of their ostensible Vichy ally, they proved content to see those ships remain neutral for several years after their /5(2). Surcouf was the largest French cruiser served in both the French Navy and the Free French Naval Forces during the Second World was lost during the night of 18/19 February in the Caribbean Sea, possibly after colliding with an American freighter.

Surcouf was named after the French privateer Robert was the largest submarine built until Aircraft carried: 1 × Besson MB floatplane. Number on active duty on 7 Dec was: The number of officers and enlisted personnel that served in the Navy during World War II.

Volunteers and Draftees in WWII: (of those inducted,remained inductees; 1, voluntarily enlisted as USN-SV or USNR-SV) Total of 3, persons entered the Naval Service during World War II. Admiral Paul Auphan () served in World War I and World War II. After serving as Minister of the Navy, he resigned Novem He published numerous books on naval and political history.

Jaques Mordal () was a French naval : Paul Auphan. The French Navy in World War II by Mordal, Jacques,Auphan, Rear Admiral Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Vichy France (French: Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War ted from Paris to Vichy in the unoccupied "Free Zone" in the southern part of metropolitan France which included French Algeria, it remained responsible for the civil administration of France as well as the French Capital: Vichy (de facto), Parisᵃ (de jure).

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The French Navy in World War II is an important and well-written piece of work, that tells the story of French naval forces between and from the perspective of pro-Allied individuals in the Vichy administration.

The standard of writing is very good, for a book written by a native English-speaker, let alone for a translated work.4/5(9). Operation Lila was an effort by German forces to capture the French fleet at Toulon in November In the wake of the armistice, the fleet had been idle under Vichy French control.

With the Allied invasion of French North Africa, the Germans sought to take the ships, but were prevented from doing so when the French crews scuttled them. Prior to this book’s original publication in little had been done to dispel confusion regarding what really happened to the French Navy during World War II.

Few people realized the tragic situation of a country forced to capitulate to a traditional enemy. THE FRENCH NAVY in World War II Paul Auphan Jacques Mordal HB DJ - $ Item for Sale: 1st edition of the book.

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That the French Navy was able to survive at all is a minor miracle. That it so well preserved its unanimity as to return to the fight and participate in the final victory is in itself a tribute to the moral, discipline, and traditions that date back to the crusades.

The French Navy in World War II is now available in paperback. "This remarkable book attacks the myth of the ’Greatest Generation’ by showing that young Americans went to war in Europe to find sex rather than to sacrifice themselves for Europe’s salvation.

It stands as a corrective to all the best-selling celebratory renderings of World War II in the United States over the past quarter century.From action-packed eyewitness accounts such as Guadalcanal Diary to devastating Holocaust memoirs like The Diary of Anne Frank and Night to the thrilling espionage tale of Operation Mincemeat, World War II is the subject of some of the most fascinating and influential nonfiction books ever written.

Each year, seemingly dozens of new titles emerge to offer fresh .The book could be accused of some bias in seeking to explain the events and decisions made by the leaders of Vichy, but overall, it gives a very complete picture of the French Navy activities. Its pages of text provide a lot of information about what, for many of us, is a very little known aspect of World War II."--Starshell.