Farewell, France! (1941)


"Under the Urge of Fear France Became Hell to those Who Hated Hitler"

Paul, Oscar. Farewell, France! An Eye-Witness Account of Her Tragedy. London: Victor Gollancz, 1941.

Octavo. Hardcover. 1st Edition, 2nd Impression.

First edition, second printing, of this eye-witness account of the fall of France during World War II, in original dust jacket. "A vigorous description and explanation of the fall of France by a former editor of the Vienna Arbeiterzeitung" (Foreign Affairs). The author carefully describes the many dimensions of France's fall to the Nazis, from those forced to flee to the South of France in the hope of survival to those who collaborated. Published the same year as the first edition. Bookseller ticket. Book near-fine, with usual toning to wartime paper and mild toning to spine. Dust jacket with only minor rubbing, faint soiling, and chipping to spine ends. An extremely good copy.