The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold MacMillan and Charles de Gaulle

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In 1963, General de Gaulle (described by the Foreign Office as Prime Minister Macmillan's ""almost impossible ally"") aggressively vetoed Britain's first bid to join the Common Market. It was a blow that delayed Britain's entry for a decade and hastened the end of Harold Macmillan's political career. Peter Mangold explores the complex issues that bound the two men in the post-war world, from decolonization to co-operation in the Cold War, and the character traits that separated them in this fascinating portrait of an Anglo ...

The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold MacMillan and Charles de Gaulle 2006, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781850438007

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