Octavo, hardcover, VG in bright blue boards with white rooster design on cover. Frontis of a young General De Gaulle. The ringing WW II epic of the French men and women who refused to surrender and the story of their heroic fight both in the batrtalions of De Gaulle and the ranks of the underground movement. Accounts of De Gaulle and Giroud and final chapter on North Africa. Dust jacket is pasted to inner endpapers. Map endpps.
Very Good + in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Clean text; sound binding. VG+ in VG dust jacket with few small edge tears and chips. 315 pages, including index; illustrations: frontis, plates, map, portraits, fascimilies; 22 cm. Stated First Edition 1943.
Near Fine. Second printing. 315pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs, map endpapers. Pictorial blue cloth with white decorated spine. Cloth lightly soiled and rubbed, still a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper. A complete history of the Fighting French including the inception, the De Guallist movement, and the determination to fight for freedom.
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