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Free French

Free French Group formed by Charles De Gaulle on the creation of the Vichy Government in 1940. Its purpose was to continue French opposition to Germany. Operating outside France, the group was soon aligned with internal resistance groups. The Free French aided the Allies throughout the war forming a provisional government after the D-Day invasion.

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