De Gaulle for memory
"The character is first to fail to be outraged or forsaken by friends. People think I do not know what it means to lose fraternity. Do they think I have not known enough contempt poison taste? But we must accept losing everything. Otherwise what? The risk either not divided. "
Throughout the twentieth century, de Gaulle had an appointment with history. Rebel general in 1940, the provisional government chief in 1944, strategist national legitimacy in 1958, president, finally, he made of the Fifth Republic the constitutional regime that France was waiting since 1789.
Odile Rudelle traces the exceptional destiny of a man who embodied the France for many decades.
ISBN : 9782070438785