Frank Johnson

How de Gaulle defeated the Vichyite tendency in the United States

How de Gaulle defeated the Vichyite tendency in the United States

Last week was the week when plenty of Britons, though not their government, seemed to place themselves on guard against M. Giscard’s constitution. It was appropriate, then, that it was also the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest among the many crises in the career of the first Eurosceptic.

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