Book #52329

Petain the Soldier

Stephen Ryan
Book #52329 Petain the Soldier. Stephen Ryan.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: South Brunswich And New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, c1969.

Very Good condition, lightly warped boards, sunning to edges in alike dust-jacket, areas of tape repair.

In Petain the Soldier, Ryan tells the story of one of the most complex and controversial figures of World War II, Marshal Philippe Petain. A brilliant strategist and a powerful orator, Petain led France through some of its darkest hours, even as he was denounced by both his allies and his enemies for his ruthless tactics. Ryan brings Petain to life with lively detail, threading in the historical context of the time and the personalities involved. This is a brilliantly written and thoroughly researched biography that will fascinate readers of all ages.; 8vo ; 315 pages.

Price: $50.00