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Charles De Gaulle

a biography

by Don Cook

  • 248 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.,
    • France. Armée -- Biography.,
    • Presidents -- France -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- France -- Biography.,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDon Cook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC420 .C66 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination432 p. ;
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3162809M
      ISBN 100399128581
      LC Control Number83004637

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De Gaulle was born in the industrial region of Lille in the Nord department, the third of five was raised in a devoutly Catholic and traditional family.

His father, Henri de Gaulle, was a professor of history and literature at a Jesuit college and eventually founded his own school.: Henri de Gaulle came from a long line of parliamentary gentry from Normandy and en: Philippe, Élisabeth, Anne.

Charles de Gaulle had 'a certain idea of France' which even he didn't manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain's leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France's wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

Charles de Gaulle Les Mémoires de guerre sont un compte rendu de l'action du Général entre et Ses Mémoires d'espoir, dont la rédaction a été interrompue par sa mort, couvrent son retour aux affaires politiques en et sont complétées par les conférences de presse, allocutions, discours et messages sélectionnés par son.

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Charles de Gaulle (shärl də gōl), –, French general and statesman, first president (–69) of the Fifth Republic. The World Wars During World War I de Gaulle served with distinction until his capture in In The Army of the Future (, tr.

) he foresaw and futilely advocated for France the mechanized warfare by which Germany was to conquer France in Charles de Gaulle, Julian Jackson insists in the preface of his new biography, “De Gaulle” (Harvard), is “everywhere” in modern France, its undisputed claim, like some other.

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In France, he is commonly referred to as Général de Gaulle or simply Le Général/5. Charles de Gaulle rose from French soldier in World War I to exiled leader and, eventually, president of the Fifth Republic.

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De Gaulle remains France’s most important political figure since Napoleon A judicious, authoritative, lucid, and engaging portrait De Gaulle will likely remain the standard biography for many years to come.

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