IIRC he had a shitfit over the printing of invasion francs so Allied troops could pay for items from the french citizenry rather then take it like the Germans.Not to mention DeGaulle was the only Chief of Staff who wasn't informed of the landings due to his big mouth.
IIRC he had a shitfit over the printing of invasion francs so Allied troops could pay for items from the french citizenry rather then take it like the Germans.
then he had a shitfit over being given a script to read over the radio to the french
Someone should have shot him and let Giraud run things
Maori battalion in there.Thought it was:
French colonial troops outflanked Germans.
Germans withdrew from Monte Cassino ruins.
Poles were subsequently first to get to top.
And there's no disrespect to any of the US, British, Canadian, Indian and New Zealand troops, or Germans, that fought over that ground.
The most ungrateful man in historyThat man was an utter buffoon & liability as well as an outright shit bag.
His lot demanded that the Jeburgh & SAS teams who had been coordinating & helping the Maquis for along time be withdrawn from french soil asap after their group operational areas had been liberated so as to give the impression that the resistance was french born & bred. Was it fcuk. Most of them were pretty happy to play hand in glove with the germans, esp when it came to their own efforts to sort out the Jews - most anti Jewish legislation wasn't imposed by the germans at all.
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