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Yet nothing is lost. ”47 Several colonial administrations openly declared their support for Free France, including New Hebrides on July 18, Tahiti on September 2, Reunion and Mauritius on September 9, and New Caledonia on September 23. On October 27, 1940, de Gaulle and a gathering of Free French leaders at Brazzaville, Congo, issued what became known as the Brazzaville Manifesto, which declared the Vichy regime unconstitutional and proclaimed de Gaulle France’s leader. Two early military campaigns exemplified all that could go wrong or right.
De Gaulle was enraged when he learned of the invasion and deal with Darlan. He got the French National Committee to denounce America’s military and diplomatic acts in Morocco and Algeria on November 16. When General Henri Giraud took power after Darlan was assassinated on December 24, 1942, de Gaulle just as bitterly denounced his leadership. Roosevelt and Churchill met at Casablanca from January 14 to 27, 1943. Among their goals was to reconcile de Gaulle and Giraud. Roosevelt sized up both men in separate meetings and then together.
He complained that “there are two ministries in perfect working order: the interior and finance. ”8 President de Gaulle 39 For asserting power in parliament, de Gaulle founded and organized the Union pour le Nouvelle République (UNR) on October 1, 1958, as a mass catch-all party that personified Gaullism. Robert Poujade, the UNR’s secretary-general, explained that “Gaullism is not an interest group. ” 9 The UNR emphasized French nationalism in opposition to the leftists, especially the Communists, who advocated class warfare.