FRANCE: Reaction

Two days after the Big Three's recognition of his Government, General Charles de Gaulle called correspondents to the War Ministry, gave them his reaction: "Everybody is glad that the French Government is now called by its right name."

Then General de Gaulle imparted his views on two other problems: would the Allies supply arms to the French after their own supply problems were met, thus permitting the French Army to take a greater part in the invasion of Germany? Said the General: "I have no reason to think so—and no reason to think the contrary. I do not know. This...

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