Douglas Johnson, 25 April 1991
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“... nor bibliography in his book, whilst the large volume written by Hervé Coutau-Bégarie and Claude Huan (a former naval captain) is sustained by a considerable quantity of both public and private archives. They suggest that one should not exaggerate Darlan’s Anglophobia before 1940. They show a man who was determined to make the French fleet ...”