Ensign of the Free French Naval Forces in World War II
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Ensign of the Free French Navy in World War II. General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces, which split from the French Government in Vichy, France after the French surrender to Nazi Germany in 1940. The Free French Forces joined the Allies in 1940 and fought against Nazi Germany for the remainder of World War II.