Today the 18 of June 2020 marks the yearly celebration of the Resistance. Which is a celebration done in London?
The president of France, Macron narrates the events of 1940.
‘The Appeal of 18 June was a speech by Charles de Gaulle, leader of the free French Forces, in 1940.
This appeal is often considered to be the origin of the French Resistant to the German occupation during World war II when De Gaulle spoke to the French people from London after the fall of France. He declared that the war for France was not yet over, and rallied the country in support of the Resistance. It is regarded as one of the most important speeches’ during the World war.