TALKS WITH PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT OVER, DE GAULLE QUITS CAPITAL

From the July 11, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON, July 10 — Gen. Charles de Gaulle, who has been conferring here with President Roosevelt, and before his departure today that he believed he and Mr. Roosevelt had attained the principal object of his visit –“frank and objective talks on grave questions of common interest to the U.S. and France during and after the war.”

He added that he intended to move his capital from Algiers to liberated French territory as soon as possible.



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General Charles De Gaulle inspecting a Free French Commando Unit in England.



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The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle




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