Charles De Gaulle

Charles De Gaulle

The best books by France’s wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

There are a huge number of books about de Gaulle so we’ve turned to Professor of Modern French History Julian Jackson ( best books about de Gaulle ) and Professor of Politics Sudhir Hazareesingh (best books on Charles de Gaulle’s place in French culture) to highlight the best.

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The best books on Charles de Gaulle, recommended by Julian Jackson

Charles de Gaulle had ‘a certain idea of France’ which even he didn’t manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain’s leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France’s wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

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