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  • France
    Wednesday May 15, 1940

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle was given command of the 4th Armoured Division

    France
    Wednesday May 15, 1940

    In late-March de Gaulle was told by Reynaud that he would be given command of the 4th Armoured Division, due to form by 15 May.




  • France
    Wednesday May 15, 1940

    Charles de Gaulle

    The Germans broke through at Sedan

    France
    Wednesday May 15, 1940

    The Germans broke through at Sedan on 15 May 1940.




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