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  GI -- World War II Commemoration
CHARLES DE GAULLE, (1890-1970), president of France, who was the leader of the Free French movement during WORLD WAR II and the chief architect of the Fifth Republic.
Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle was born in Lille, France, on Nov. 22, 1890, the son of a teacher of philosophy and literature at a Jesuit college.
De Gaulle was one of the few in the cabinet to resist surrender and to propose that the government withdraw if necessary to North Africa to continue the struggle.
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 Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) was a brigadier general at the time of the French defeat in 1940.
When the Minister of Culture, De Gaulle's literary friend André Malraux, had the Grand Trianon entirely restored, the left wing was furnished for prestigious guests of the nation, while the Trianon-sous-Bois wing was reserved for France's head of state.
De Gaulle subsequently preferred to entertain distinguished guests at the Trianon rather than at the Elysée (the former residence of Madame de Pompadour), claiming that 'the home of a queen seems more dignified than that of a favourite' a comment more witty than historically accurate.
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  Charles de Gaulle
De Gaulle was the second son of a Roman Catholic, patriotic and nationalist, upper-middle-class family.
De Gaulle was an intelligent, hard-working, and zealous young soldier and, in his military career, a man of original mind, great self-assurance, and outstanding courage.
A study on military theory, Vers l'armée de métier (1934; The Army of the Future), defended the idea of a small professional army, highly mechanized and mobile, in preference to the static theories exemplified by the Maginot Line, which was intended to protect France against German attack.
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 Charles de Gaulle
De Gaulle was more successful at Caumont (28th May) when he became the only French commanding officer to force the Germans to retreat during the German Invasion of France.
De Gaulle and his 2nd Armoured Division was allowed to join the USA Army when it entered Paris on 25th August.
De Gaulle was upset by not being invited to the Yalta Conference but he was allowed to represent France as one of the four countries to sign the final instrument of surrender with Germany.
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 BBC - History - Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)
De Gaulle was a French general and statesman, leader of the Free French during World War Two and the architect of the Fifth Republic.
Charles de Gaulle was born in Lille on 22 November 1890 and grew up in Paris, where his father was a teacher.
De Gaulle held elections and the country rallied to him, ending the crisis.
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  Charles de Gaulle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
De Gaulle's grandfather was a historian, his grandmother a writer, and his father a professor in private Catholic schools who founded his own private school.
De Gaulle believed that while the war in Algeria was militarily winnable it was not defensible internationally, and he became reconciled to the former colony's eventual independence.
De Gaulle was convinced that a strong and independent France could act as a balancing force in the rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union, a policy seen as little more than posturing and opportunism by his critics, particularly in Britain and the U.S., to which France was formally allied.
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 Charles de Gaulle - MSN Encarta
De Gaulle was born in Lille and educated at Saint-Cyr Military Academy.
In June 1943 de Gaulle joined the French Committee of National Liberation in Algiers, capital of the French colony of Algeria, as copresident with General Henri Giraud.
De Gaulle, however, triumphed, and in elections the next month his supporters considerably increased their majority in the National Assembly.
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 Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle was the man seen by many French people to have been their true leader in World War Two.
Charles de Gaulle had a military background, but he quickly became the political figurehead of the Free French Movement that was based in Great Britain during World War Two.
Charles de Gaulle was born in 1890 at Lille.
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 Miquelon.org Stop France Bashing
De Gaulle believed this was his chance to profoundly change the structure of the French State.
De Gaulle was elected head of state on November 13th 1945 of a provisional government, however the French communists wrestled away influence from de Gaulle.
De Gaulle crushed this insurrection with the help of the population as many factions of the army refused to follow the rebel generals.
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 de Gaulle, Charles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
De Gaulle’s government returned to Paris on Aug. 26 and was recognized by the principal Allies.
De Gaulle was inaugurated as president of the new Fifth Republic in Jan., 1959.
De Gaulle was reelected to a second seven-year term in 1965.
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 The World at War: Charles de Gaulle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
General Charles de Gaulle was one of the pioneers of modern armored warfare as practiced in the Second World War.
De Gaulle refused to accept the new government, and made a radio broadcast to the French people, saying - "France has lost a battle, she has not lost the war." - and urging them to continue the fight against Germany, from the French colonies, if not from France.
Unfortunately for de Gaulle, the British, fearing that the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir, (in North Africa) was about to surrender to the Nazis, tried to force it to defect to him.
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 Charles de Gaulle International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CDG is connected to the RER urban rail network, providing service into downtown Paris three or four times per hour, and the high-speed rail TGV network.
On 17 July 1996, TWA Flight 800, which was bound for Charles de Gaulle International Airport from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, exploded near Long Island.
On 25 July 2000, Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde bound from Charles de Gaulle Airport for JFK crashed into the nearby hotel of Hotelissimo in Gonesse after coming in contact with material that had been left by another plane on the runway.
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 Embassy of France in the U.S. - Charles de Gaulle
Charles André Marie Joseph de Gaulle was born in Lille on November 22, 1890.
On December 21, General de Gaulle was elected President of the Republic and of the Community by 78.5% of the votes cast.
On the domestic front, General de Gaulle anxious that the country's political stability should survive him, proposed that the President of the Republic be elected by universal suffrage and submitted the proposal to a popular referendum on October 18, 1962.
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Born in Lille, de Gaulle was the son of a teacher and was educated at the École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr.
De Gaulle was in England when on June 16 Pétain, now Marshal of France, became premier with the intention of seeking an armistice with Germany.
De Gaulle believed that while the war in Algeria was militarily winnable it was not defensible internationally, and he became reconciled to the country's independence.
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 Naval Technology - Charles De Gaulle - Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
The 38,000t, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle was constructed at the DCN Brest naval shipyard in Brittany.
The new system, called SIC 21, will be fitted on the Charles de Gaulle as well as other vessels and shore locations and will allow the vessel to access national or coalition command networks.
The Charles De Gaulle is equipped with two nuclear pressure water reactors, PWR Type K15, which provide a speed of 27kt.
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 Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport - CDG Airport Guide
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is the largest airport serving Paris and the second busiest passenger airport in Europe after London Heathrow.
Paris CDG Airport was one of the first airports in Europe to have an integrated train system serving it: the RER rapid TGV train service reaches central Paris in approximately 45 minutes, Disney World in ten minutes and Lille and Brussels in an hour.
Please note: The term Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport CDG as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport authority and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only.
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 Car Hire Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport :: Cheap Car Rental in Paris Charles De Gaulle & Travel Paris Charles De ...
The airport is located 14 miles northeast of Paris city travelling from the A1 route via the Porte de la Chapelle.
The alternative route to airport is from the A3 via Porte de Bagnolet, then take the A1 route and follow the signpost towards the airport.
In terminal 1 the Roissy Charles de Gaulle 1 Business Centre is located which has eight meeting room, one VIP Lounge and three offices, maximum capacity of 15 memebers.
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 easyJet.com - Parigi Charles de Gaulle
Autostrada A3 dalla Porta de Bagnolet, e poi sulla A1, mantenendosi sulla destra.
Una corsa in taxi da Parigi a Charles de Gaulle costa circa 34 EUR
I servizi della SNCF e la navetta ADP operano tra Parigi e l'aeroporto Charles de Gaulle tra le 05:00 e le 24:00.
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 Paris-Orly (South, West), Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport - Aéroports de Paris
Paris-Orly (South, West), Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport - Aéroports de Paris
All liquid products purchased in Aéroports de Paris duty free shops are allowed on board your aircraft
In France, any person who buys or holds a counterfeited product is liable to pay a fine of 300,000 € and to 3 years of imprisonment.
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 Charles de Gaulle
Le vendredi 9 novembre 2007, jour anniversaire de la mort du général de Gaulle le 9 novembre 1970, sera célébrée la messe traditionnelle à l'Eglise de Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises.
Colombey a toujours été, depuis la fin de la guerre, au centre de sa vie.
Ce numéro spécial répertorie l'intégralité des 150 numéros publiés à ce jour de la Revue de la Fondation Charles de Gaulle : indispensable pour retrouver facilement une thématique précise ou un auteur.
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 Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport cars for rental in France
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23 kilometres north east of Paris near the village of Roissy-en-France is Charles de Gaulle airport.
The largest airport serving Paris, it has two terminals, the second of which is split into terminals 2A, 2B, 2C, and 2D.
Travel time of about 25 minutes if traffic is clear; an hour or more during rush hours.
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 Lycée français Charles de Gaulle - Londres
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Si vous souhaitez avoir des renseignements concernant le Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle de Londres, vous pouvez nous contacter au +44 (0)171 584 6322.
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