DE Gaulle

De Gaulle

Review by: Martin Koenigsberg In this short biography of De Gaulle for the Ballantines History series, Phillipe Masson, a French historian of some note, tries to give the reader insight into the complexity of this story. The simple narrative is that De Gaulle was the Allies’ Frenchman- the leader of the Free French who stood …

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REVIEW: Division Leclerc – The Leclerc Column and Free French 2nd Armored Division, 1940-1946

A superb short book covering the General Leclerc led Free French Forces as well as the 2nd Armored Division development, battles, and engagements during the WWII period 1940 through 1946. Leclerc was considered the second most important figure in France at the time second only to Charles De Gaulle. Leclerc’s leadership of the Free French …

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