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De Gaulle radio appeal 'act of faith'

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife will today visit London to take part in celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the radio appeal made from the BBC by general Charles de Gaulle to Nazi-occupied France.

Stephane Hessel, who was in De Gaulle's team in 1940, and author Julian Jackson discuss the significance of the broadcast.


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