Franklin

The general : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved / Jonathan Fenby.

Author/Creator:
Fenby, Jonathan.
Publication:
New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 707 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.
Presidents -- France -- Biography.
France -- History -- 20th century.
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
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.
Notes:
"A Herman Graf book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1616086009 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781616086008 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
755705014