Letter from Charles de Gaulle to Lyndon B. Johnson (7 March 1966)

On 7 March 1966, General de Gaulle, President of the French Republic, sends a letter to the US President, Lyndon B. Johnson, to inform him of France’s decision to resume total control of sovereignty within its national territory and of its intention to withdraw its forces from the integrated command of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).

Source and copyright

Source: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee: A retrospective view of the political year in Europe 1966. March 1967. Paris: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee.

Copyright: (c) WEU Secretariat General - Secrétariat Général UEO

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