Episode 30 – France – The Late French Empire 1945- 1956

In this episode we examine the late French Empire and its place in the Cold War  and the growing decolonization movement . What was France’s plan for its empire in the post war world ? How did issues in domestic French politics affect the empire and wider Cold War ? What happened with France’s minor holdings in Morocco, Madagascar and Tunisia ? Learn all this more !

Sultan Ben Youssef
Pierre Poujade
Mendes France
Marshal Juin
General Guillaume






Charles De Gaulle
A French woman has her head shaved by civilians as a penalty for having consorted with German troops, 1944









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