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Relations between Britain and France in World War Two

Institut Français d’Ecosse, Edinburgh, 3 May 2017 Roundtable speakers: Professor Peter Jackson (Glasgow) and Dr Emile Chabal (Edinburgh) When war was declared in September 1939, Britain and France stood together as allies with similar democratic traditions, levels of military and … Continue reading

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Relations between Britain and France in World War Two

I am currently working on a two-year Royal Society of Edinburgh Network on ‘Relations between Britain and France in World War Two’, with Dr Rogelia Pastor-Castro.   The Network  The network will contribute substantially to understanding the wider long-term significance … Continue reading

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Perceptions of Britain in Vichy’s Foreign Policy, 1940-1942

Presented at ‘Britain and France in World War Two’ colloquium, British Ambassador’s Residence, Paris, 16 October 2015 Anglophobia In a conversation with Pastor Boegner on 27 May 1941, Admiral Darlan stated: ‘I worked with the English for fifteen years, they … Continue reading

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