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  France national rugby union team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
France played their first test outside their nation on the 1st of January 1907, losing to England 31-13 at the Athletic Ground in Richmond.
France were unable to repeat the feat in the final against favourites New Zealand losing 29-9.
France lost their opening game of the 2006 Six Nations, 16 to 20 to Scotland, but went on to defeat the other four nations to win the Six Nations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/France_national_rugby_union_team   (2724 words)

The heart of France N of the Loire River is the province of Île-de-France, which occupies the greater part of the Paris basin, a fertile depression drained by the Seine and Marne rivers.
In 1328, Philip VI (1328–50), of the house of Valois, a younger branch of the Capetians, succeeded to the throne.
France was beset by a host of problems in 1995, including severe floods and terror bombings; the government faced international criticism for its nuclear testing in the South Pacific, which it resumed after a three-year moratorium; and the country was paralyzed late in the year by a long transportation workers strike.
www.question.com /link/France.html   (6535 words)

 Free French Forces - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
General Charles de Gaulle had a minor role in the French government in 1940 and escaped from the German occupation in France.
In France, de Gaulle's "Appeal of June 18" could be heard nationwide, at 7:00 p.m.
To stop their ships from falling into German hands, the Royal Navy attacked the French Navy at Mers El K├ębir and Dakar, causing bitterness in France - the fact that did not make French soldiers favor joining them in Britain.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Free_French_Forces   (632 words)

 Tara Hutton Gallery - 'Art of Wine' - with Magda Jonville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Region lays at the crossroads of Europe in northern France.
By 1915 the Germans were driven back just north of the city of Reims.
He proposed that the purchase price of Champagne grapes be set at a level that ensured a decent living for the growers, and in 1941, during the German occupation of France, became the driving force in persuading the Germans to establish the very successful Comite Interprofessional du Vin de Champagne C.I.C.C..
www.tarahuttongallery.com /Art_of_Wine_4.html   (824 words)

 Glossary of People: Ru
Rubel began the study of the works of Marx during the German occupation of France.
Joined German Social Democratic Party in 1900 and voted with Karl Liebknecht against the war credits in the Reichstag in 1915 and was a member of the Spartakus Group until 1917.
He was a leader of the IKD (International Communists of Germany) in Dresden and the founding Chairman of the Dresden Workers and Soldiers Council and a delegate to the founding congress of the German Communist Party (KPD).
www2.cddc.vt.edu /marxists/glossary/people/r/u.htm   (574 words)

 Henri Cartier-Bresson
His photographs, characteristically taken with a 35-mm camera, are uncropped and unmanipulated.
Cartier-Bresson witnessed and photographed many of his era's most historic events, from the Spanish Civil War, to the partition of India, the Chinese revolution, and France's 1968 student rebellion.
He made numerous photographs of the German occupation of France and in 1944, after escaping from a Nazi prison camp, organized underground photography units.
www.infoplease.com /id/A0810643   (336 words)

 Comanche Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1763 - France transfers Louisana to Spanish control.
1847 - German Treaty signed at Fredericksburg with Comanches, this treaty still honored.
1989 - France recognizes Comanche Warriors for bravery and awards them the highest honor it can bestow for esteemed service in having saved France from German occupation.
www.comanchelodge.com /timeline.html   (2469 words)

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