Invasion Syria, 1941: Churchill and de Gaulle's Forgotten War

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At the height of World War II, while the Germans were setting their sights on Moscow, Free French, British and Australian forces launched an assault on the Vichy French army in the Middle East on 8th June 1941. This joint initiative of Churchill and de Gaulle - codename "Operation Exporter" - led to one of the most shocking conflicts of World War II. Was this an attempt by the Allied forces to cause mass desertions from the Vichy forces to the Free French? Or were Churchill and de Gaulle motivated to reassert their ...

Invasion Syria, 1941: Churchill and de Gaulle's Forgotten War 2015, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784534493

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