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Konrad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle

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What were the leadership qualities of Konrad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle in relation to rebuilding their countries after WWII?

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This solution discusses the leadership qualities of Knorad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle after WWII.

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Let us begin by discussing Konrad Adenauer. Konrad Adenauer was a great leader who helped to build up Europe's economy after the war. He was the first chancellor of the German Federal Republic (an office that he held for 14 years) after the war and helped the country to recover from Nazi dictatorship. Before the war when the Nazis came into power, Adenauer stood strong and refused to cooperate with them. This landed him in a concentration camp in 1944. After the war, the Americans rescued him and quickly restored him back into office as mayor of Cologne. However, the British removed him when they assumed control of the city. This was a good event as it turned out because Adenauer then became the country's first chancellor which is where he did his greatest work in ...

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