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The General: Charles De Gaulle and the France He Saved (edition 2012)

by Jonathan Fenby

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Title:The General: Charles De Gaulle and the France He Saved
Authors:Jonathan Fenby
Info:Skyhorse Publishing (2012), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 736 pages
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Good readable account of de Gaulle's life that only sags in the period after the war until his return to power. However, with so many other characters you can easily get lost with all the names and parties. ( )
  BrianHostad | Dec 28, 2011 |
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Profiles the first president of the Fifth Republic, including his experiences during the World Wars, his political maneuvering that avoided a civil war, and his lasting legacy in France.

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