FRANCE: Up De Gaulle

To the Algiers Consultative Assembly, General Charles de Gaulle spoke confident, defiant words: "France need not worry about what is said beyond her frontiers. You need only to consider the nation's will . . . not sermons from outsiders."

The Algiers Liberation Committee swiftly:

¶ Named General de Gaulle Chief of all French Armed Forces.

¶ Abolished General Henri Giraud's post of Commander in Chief and gave him the lesser job of Inspector General of French Armed Forces.

¶ Broadened the National Committee's base and upped its membership to 21 by including Communists Fernand Grenier and Francois Billoux, Moderate...

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