People, Jan. 4, 1971

French Movie Hero Alain Delon has covered himself with real-life gloire by pulling off a dramatic rescue. What he saved was one of the great historic documents of modern France—the manuscript of Charles de Gaulle's resounding, rallying cry to Frenchmen during the dark days of June 1940. "France has lost a battle! But France has not lost the war!" De Gaulle wrote from the Free French headquarters that he had established in London. "France . . . will regain her liberty and her grandeur. Such is my goal, my only goal!" The single sheet on which the 131-word message was written...

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