TIL In 1940, Churchill and De Gaulle briefly supported merging France and Britain into a single nation, with joint citizenship, a single currency, and a constitution.

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  1. The French turned it down due to feeling as if they were trading domination by Germany for domination by England.

    Personally, I wonder what the world would look like with a super-nation like that between the US and the USSR during the Cold War.

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