Apr 9, 2018 • 29M

How Germany Kicked France’s Ass So Fast in World War II

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When France fell less than two months after Germany invaded in the spring of 1940, conspiracy theories grew to explain the loss. One of the most common was the idea of a massive German spy network, a “Fifth Column.”

Historian Marc Masurovsky takes us through what really happened. Was it subterfuge, or were the Nazi armies just that good?

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