By Andre Bernole and Glenn Barnett The world was understandably shocked when France capitulated to Nazi Germany in June 1940, but not all Frenchmen accepted their country’s humiliation. Chief among them was General Charles de Gaulle, who fled to England to continue the struggle as the self-proclaimed head of the Free French government in exile. Almost alone at the beginning, others would join his cause. Individually and in small groups, pilots of the French Air Force (Armée de L’air) made

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