"From the Fall of France to the Force de Frappe: the Remaking of French Military Power, 1940-62"
Book Chapter, The Fog of Peace and War Planning: Military and Strategic Planning under Uncertainty, pages 224-248
September 6, 2006
Author: Charles G. Cogan, Associate, International Security Program
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security
"...de Gaulle had a longer-term view of France's potential foes than most military officers, which allowed him to see beyond the immediate needs of colonial wars."
- Strategic and Military Planning under the Fog of Peace
- Conclusion: Seven Lessons Learned from the Fog of Peace
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