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[PDF / Epub] ☄ A Certain Idea of France The Life of Charles de Gaulle By Julian Jackson – African-american.co Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize for History the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography the American Library in Paris Award and the Franco British Society Literary PrizeA SUNDAY TIMES THE TIWinner of the Duff Cooper Prize for History the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography the American Library in Paris Award and the Franco British Society Literary PrizeA SUNDAY TIMES THE TIMES DAILY TELEGRAPH NEW STATESMAN SPECTATOR FINANCIAL TIMES TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR'Masterly awesome reading an outstanding biography' Max Hastings Sunday TimesIn six weeks in the early summer of 1940 France was over run by German troops and uickly surrendered The French government of Marshal Pétain sued for peace and signed an armistice One little known junior French general refusing to accept defeat made his way to England On 18 June he spoke to his compatriots over the BBC urging them to rally to him in London 'Whatever happens the flame of French re.

Sistance must not be extinguished and will not be extinguished' At that moment Charles de Gaulle entered into historyFor the rest of the war de Gaulle freuently bit the hand that fed him He insisted on being treated as the true embodiment of France and uarrelled violently with Churchill and Roosevelt He was prickly stubborn aloof and self contained But through sheer force of personality and bloody mindedness he managed to have France recognised as one of the victorious Allies occupying its own zone in defeated Germany For ten years after 1958 he was President of France's Fifth Republic which he created and which endures to this day His pursuit of 'a certain idea of France' challenged American hegemony took France out of NATO and twice vetoed Briti.

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