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The General

Charles De Gaulle and the France He Saved
Fenby, Jonathan (Book - 2012 )
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The General

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Authors: Fenby, Jonathan
Title: The general
Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved
Publisher: New York :, Skyhorse Pub.,, c2012
Characteristics: xii, 707 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm
Notes: "A Herman Graf book."
Contents: Reaching for the heights. Edge of the abyss ; 'I, General de Gaulle'
The making of a rebel. 'Un petit Lillois à Paris' ; War ; 'Generation of catastrophes' ; The constant rebel ; Debacle
One man's combat. 'France has not lost the war' ; Family time ; Allies at odds ; At the Summit ; Resistance and collaboration ; Blitzkrieg ; Going home ; Liberation
From victory to defeat. Witches' brew ; Foreign affairs ; Pétain and Laval ; 'Nest of intrigues' ; 'That will teach them' ; 'Guide for the nation' ; Triumphs and tragedies
The road back. Biding his time ; 'I will see' ; Saving the ship ; First in France
Republican monarch. The sovereign, his court, and his people ; Algeria ; Raising the game ; The crucible ; Full house ; Facing France ; Tilting at windmills
Shadows and night. 'Great things always end badly' ; The Ides of May ; Counterpunch ; Final act
ISBN: 9781616086008
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