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"From the Fall of France to the Force de Frappe: the Remaking of French Military Power, 1940-62"

"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."

Other Chapters in The Fog of Peace and War Planning: Military and Strategic Planning under Uncertainty:

 

For Academic Citation:

Cogan, Charles G. "From the Fall of France to the Force de Frappe: the Remaking of French Military Power, 1940-62." Chap. 12 in The Fog of Peace and War Planning: Military and Strategic Planning under Uncertainty. Oxon, UK: Routledge, September 2006.

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