HITLER'S WAR, 1939-1940

I. POLAND, 1 SEP - 27 SEP 1939

  A. THE MOLOTOV-RIBBENTROP PACT, 23 AUG

  B. THE NATURE OF BLITZKRIEG

  C. LIQUIDATION OF THE INTELLIGENTSIA

II. PHONY WAR, 28 SEP 39 - 8 APR 40

  A. THE MAGINOT MENTALITY

  B. SEARCH FOR A GERMAN STRATEGY

III. NORWAY, 8 APR - 10 JUNE 40

  A. NORWAY'S STRATEGIC VALUE

      1. ACCESS TO THE ATLANTIC

      2. SWEDISH IRON ORE

  B. THE STRUGGLE FOR NARVIK

IV. FRANCE, 10 MAY - 24 JUNE 40

  A. MANSTEIN AND SICHELSCHNITT  

  B. THE DUNKIRK EVACUATION

  C. DE GAULLE'S APPEAL, 18 JUNE

V. BRITAIN, 8 AUG - 10 NOV 40

   A. THE COLLAPSE OF SEA LION

  B. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

      1. GERMANY'S STRATEGY

      2. BRITAIN'S PREDICAMENT

  C. FACTORS IN BRITAIN'S VICTORY

      1. RADAR

      2. LOCATION

      3. GERMANY'S STRATEGIC SHIFT

VI. THE SITUATION IN EARLY 1941