Occupied France – Free French Journal

Occupied France Feature
Free French Journal

On June 18 1940, General De Gaulle made his ‘call to resistance’ appeal to the French to rise up against the enemy occupiers. He relayed this from the BBC in London at a time when few knew of him or even heard his call to arms. But in 1942, by the time this version of La Lettre de la France Libre was issued in English, the French Resistance groups were growing slowly but surely, aided by the Allies. There are 12 pages in this newsletter, which chronicles an important passage of history – it is available read below. Use the mini tool bar to zoom in or out or make it full page.