FRANCE: De Gaulle's Creed

General Charles de Gaulle at last said exactly where he stood. For months, French democracy had suffered from the lack of a rallying voice. Arguments had racked the Free French movement as to whether it should remain purely military or take a political stand. Rumors spread that tall, solemn, Roman Catholic General de Gaulle, like many another French officer, had monarchist leanings. But last week, having talked in London with French underground leaders (whose names as well as their routes to Britain had to be kept secret), General de Gaulle announced a...

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