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The Resource The General : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved, Jonathan Fenby

The General : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved, Jonathan Fenby

Label
The General : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved
Title
The General
Title remainder
Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Fenby
Title variation
Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fenby, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 944.082092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC420
LC item number
.F46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaulle, Charles de
  • Presidents
  • France
  • France
  • Generals
  • France
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The General : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved, Jonathan Fenby
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Herman Graf book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [637]-674) and index
Contents
pt. 1: Reaching for the heights. Edge of the abyss -- 'I, General de Gaulle' -- pt. 2: The making of a rebel. 'Un petit Lillois à Paris' -- War -- 'Generation of catastrophes' -- The constant rebel -- Debacle -- pt. 3: 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 -- pt. 4: 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 -- pt. 5: The road back. Biding his time -- 'I will see' -- Saving the ship -- First in France -- pt. 6: Republican monarch. The sovereign, his court, and his people -- Algeria -- Raising the game -- The crucible -- Full house -- Facing France -- Tilting at windmills -- pt. 7: Shadows and night. 'Great things always end badly' -- The Ides of May -- Counter-punch -- Final act
Control code
ocn755705014
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 707 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781616086008
Lccn
2012013918
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)755705014
Label
The General : Charles de Gaulle and the France he saved, Jonathan Fenby
Publication
Note
"A Herman Graf book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [637]-674) and index
Contents
pt. 1: Reaching for the heights. Edge of the abyss -- 'I, General de Gaulle' -- pt. 2: The making of a rebel. 'Un petit Lillois à Paris' -- War -- 'Generation of catastrophes' -- The constant rebel -- Debacle -- pt. 3: 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 -- pt. 4: 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 -- pt. 5: The road back. Biding his time -- 'I will see' -- Saving the ship -- First in France -- pt. 6: Republican monarch. The sovereign, his court, and his people -- Algeria -- Raising the game -- The crucible -- Full house -- Facing France -- Tilting at windmills -- pt. 7: Shadows and night. 'Great things always end badly' -- The Ides of May -- Counter-punch -- Final act
Control code
ocn755705014
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 707 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781616086008
Lccn
2012013918
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)755705014

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