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France 1940: Invasion that shook the World

January 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In all the annals of history, Nazi Germany’s six-week blitzkrieg resulting in the lightning defeat of France in 1940 stands as a classic military campaign. What series of events could have led to this unbelievable debacle? How did Germany develop such a powerful strategic war plan and the tactical skills to accomplish in a few weeks what four bloody years had failed to achieve in the First World War? Historian Ed Gordon provides the intriguing political, economic, and military answers that added up to Germany’s greatest victory in the Second World War.
Presenter: Dr. Edward Gordon

Our Heroes RETURN Commemorative Programs
Flight exhibitions are scheduled with most events, but please realize that these are vintage planes subject to maintenance surprises and weather delays, so there is the possibility that a flight may be cancelled at the last moment.


January 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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