Líder francês Charles de Gaulle em Londres após o armistício francês com a Alemanha. De Gaulle se recusou a aceitar o armistício e conduziu o movimento de resistência França Livre. Londres, Grã-Bretanha, 25 de junho de 1940.
14th July 1943: Despite the war, French people in London celebrate France's Bastille Day by dancing in the streets. They are commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14th 1789, during the French Revolution. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1493 - Street Dancing For France's July 14th - pub. 1943 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)
Charles De Gaulle- A dedicated patriot, de Gaulle did not accept France's surrender to Germany in 1940. He instead fled to England, where he became a leader of the Free French movement, with the support of British prime minister Winston Churchill. From London, de Gaulle broadcast a message across the English Channel to his countrymen, calling for them to resist the German occupation. He also organized soldiers from French colonies to fight alongside.
29th April, 1941, London: Finsbury children are helping in the war by collecting salvage, the ones who collect the most will be presented with a special badge issued by the council.' (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)