Headquarter : General de Gaulle in London

The headquarters of the Free French Forces (FFL) in London it was in 4 Carlton Gardens.
With effect from 24 July 1940 General de Gaulle moved there the following military and civilian :

  • A hundred soldiers : a military office, a staff (1is, 2e, 3e and 4 offices), stewardship, the treasure, the health, etc…
  • Fifty civilians : a civilian cabinet, a financial service, service external and colonial affairs, technical service and armaments, a legal service, a news and information service and a service of French abroad.


The Headquarters of the free French forces during the war
The same place nowadays
Location of the headquarters in London
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