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    General Charles de Gaulle 1947 Typed Letter Signed A lifetime military man, de Gaulle was minister for National Defense and War in June, 1940 when France was invaded by Germany. De Gaulle escaped to Britain, where he made a famous broadcast calling on the French people to resist. He formed the Free French forces and became a symbol of the French resistance. After the war, he served as president and as a kind of grand figurehead of France until stepping down in 1969. Here is a French language typed letter signed, "C. de Gaulle," on his personal letterhead thanking a correspondent in Brooklyn, New York for his letter. It is dated November 27, 1947 and is in fine condition with very light original mailing folds. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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