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Relationships and issues, 1941–45
Andrew Williams

Frenchman had felt able to face up to Hitler in the 1930s (any more than most of the British): ‘If rulers and ruled had possessed the courage to say merde to Hitler before 1939 the story would have had a very different ending.’5 Only General Charles de Gaulle so dared in 1940 and, although hardly anyone noticed at the time (his BBC broadcast of June 1940 was not even recorded), he went on to symbolise France’s revival in exile. The relationship of the main symbol of French resistance with the British and Americans was famously difficult, both before and after the

in Failed imagination?