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Russia's Point of View

Witnessing The Collapse

In 1939, a Spanish anti-Fascist journalist, Manuel Chaves Nogales, fled to France, where he witnessed the collapse of the French Republic under German assault. In his book, The Agony of France, Nogales wrote that while the German soldiers were marching through Paris, the French were swarming out of movie theaters, “just in time for the apĂ©ritif at the bistro”. -