July 1940 was probably the most prosperous time in the history of the Third Reich. Never had the sky over Berlin, hung with swastikas, was not so serene - only that the German troops triumphantly completed the French campaign, completely defeating his main historical enemy of the continent - the Third Republic was defeated in the dust. Even before the Nazis occupied Poland, Denmark, Norway, Holland and Belgium. It seems it is time of Charlemagne and Napoleon, when borders of Europe is indestructible aggressor nothing more than rotten fence, which can crush the tracks of tanks, and you can just step over.
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