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Barres, Philippe. Charles De Gaulle., 1941.1st Edition

Barres, Philippe. Charles De Gaulle. London, Hutchinson & Co, 1941.1st Edition, Cloth Bound, 12mo – over 6¾ – 7¾” tall, Good/ Fair, 172pp. Circa 1941. Red cloth, frontispiece plate. The first complete and authoritative account of the Free French forces by author who personally knew De Gaulle, telling how he fought in vain to get his ideas on modern warfare adopted by the French government and the tragic vindication of de Gaulle by the success of Hitler’s blitzkrieg method of mobile warfare. Cloth sunned at spine end, boards a little cocked. Dustwrapper intact but with closed tears and chips. Otherwise clean, binding tight. Scarce. (Second World War, De Gaulle, French) (ref.-000037)

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December 13, 2011 at 4:04 pm

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