Michel Goya is a former naval officer and doctor of contemporary history. Accustomed to military circles, he has also been very present in the media since the beginning of the war in Ukraine.
Jean Lopez is managing editor of Wars & History and historian, author of numerous reference works on the Second World War and the Soviet army.
Together they publish The bear and the fox, immediate history of the war in Ukraine.
You write an "immediate history of the war in Ukraine". What are the difficulties of writing about a conflict that is still ongoing? How to keep the distance sufficient? Wasn't it too early?
Jean LOPEZ.- Yes and no. Of course it's too early: the term immediate history is contradictory in itself. By definition, history is the distance from the event, a solid foundation in terms of sources, often printed. We had multiple sources, perhaps too many. But the approach consisted of...
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