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  • Title: Pierre Marie Gallois speeches and writings
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1996
    Collection Number: 81098
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in French
    Physical Description: 30 manuscript boxes (12.4 linear feet)
    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
    Creator: Gallois, Pierre Marie, 1911-


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    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at https://searchworks.stanford.edu . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Pierre Marie Gallois speeches and writings, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

    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, <title render="italic">L'Europe au Défi</title>
    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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    France. Armée de l'air--Officers.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    France--Military policy.
    Nuclear energy.
    Nuclear weapons.
    World politics--1945-1989.