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Bonjour from Paris friends.

Since the invasion of William the Conqueror, the history of France & Britain has been intimately linked. Until Elisabeth I the country was an island which was to open off from where the birth of the control of the seas by the Kingdom. Who holds the seas holds the lands, France never wanted to choose the wide or the continent. (For the anecdote Napoleon should have been a sailor, but he was seasick). At the fall of this one France left the English master of the seas, thus of commerce. The only true navy of war was for France the one that existed before the Second World War. In 1940 the French navy remained the third in the world. That's why Churchill wanted her to go to the ports of Egypt or the French Caribbean. Nothing was done for, and at Mer El Kebir the English fired first. In 1943 after the landing of the Allies in North Africa the float was scuttled in Toulon without playing the game. Sad reality of a resigning country. Today after the USA France has the greatest surface maritib.me, contains and territories beyond the seas. Like what we are in the hands of destiny. 😎💯%🇫🇷

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7 hours ago, Christian Claude Dubois said:

Bonjour from Paris friends.

Since the invasion of William the Conqueror, the history of France & Britain has been intimately linked. Until Elisabeth I the country was an island which was to open off from where the birth of the control of the seas by the Kingdom. Who holds the seas holds the lands, France never wanted to choose the wide or the continent. (For the anecdote Napoleon should have been a sailor, but he was seasick). At the fall of this one France left the English master of the seas, thus of commerce. The only true navy of war was for France the one that existed before the Second World War. In 1940 the French navy remained the third in the world. That's why Churchill wanted her to go to the ports of Egypt or the French Caribbean. Nothing was done for, and at Mer El Kebir the English fired first. In 1943 after the landing of the Allies in North Africa the float was scuttled in Toulon without playing the game. Sad reality of a resigning country. Today after the USA France has the greatest surface maritib.me, contains and territories beyond the seas. Like what we are in the hands of destiny. 😎💯%🇫🇷

Interesting. Are you saying that the British were not justified in trying to prevent the French Fleet from falling into Hitler's hands ?

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