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Register of Pierre Marie Gallois Speeches and Writings, 1945-1996
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pierre Marie Gallois Speeches and Writings,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1996
    Collection number: 81098
    Creator: Gallois, Pierre Marie, 1911-
    Collection Size: 29 manuscript boxes (12 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Books, articles, and lectures, relating to aviation, nuclear weapons, French defense policy, the Cold War, collective security, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: Mainly in French.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Pierre Marie Gallois Speeches and Writings, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    France. Armée de l'air--Officers.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Nuclear weapons.
    World politics--1945-
    France--Military policy.
    Nuclear energy.

    Biographical Note

    1911, June 29 Born in Turino, Italy
    World War II Flew in bombers from England
    1945 Joined the general staff of the French Air Force
      Urged upon President De Gaulle the "Force de Frappe," the independent French nuclear deterrent
    1957 Retired as Brigadier General from the French Air Force
      Author, L'Europe au Défi
    1958- Consultant, "Société des Avions Marcel Dassault"
    1960 Author, Stratégie a l'Ere Nucléaire
    1961 Author, L'Alliance Atlantique
    1968 Author, Paradoxes de la Paix
    1972 Author, L'Europe Change de Maitre
    1975 Author, La Grande Berne
    1976 Author, L'Adieu aux Armées
    1977 Author, Le Renoncement