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  De la Vigne au Négoce
At the time of his birth in 1925, Robert Giraud was the last of a long line of winegrowers from Saint-Andre-de Cubzac on his mother's side, a line which can be traced back to the mid 18th century in the family archives.
The Giraud family were forced to leave their native Vendee due to the poverty that followed the French Revolution and the Chouan uprising.
Henri GIRAUD At that time, winegrowing in the region was limited to a multitude of small holdings, no more than a few hectares for the most part.
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 Henri Honore Giraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Giraud commanded the 9th Army during the Battle of France and was taken prisoner on May 18, 1940.
Giraud was picked up by a British submarine and taken to Gibraltar on the eve of the Allied landings in North Africa.
Giraud was elected to the Constituent Assembly that drafted the constitution of the Fourth Republic and retained a seat on the War Council until 1948.
worldatwar.net /biography/g/giraud/index.html   (375 words)

  
 Henri Giraud
Giraud was captured in the battle of Guise in August 1914, but escaped two months later.
Giraud retained control of the French armed forces and on 13th September led the invasion of Corsica.
General Giraud was adamant; he believed that the honor of himself and his country was involved and that he could not possibly accept any position in the venture lower than that of complete command.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FRgiraud.htm   (863 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Henri Honore Giraud (January 18 1879 – March 13 1949) was a French general who fought in the First and Second World Wars.
Giraud arrived on the evening of the 9th of November in Algiers, and on the 10th, he agreed to subordinate himself to Darlan as the French African army commander.
Giraud also lost influence when he refused to reveal his plans for the invasion of Corsica until the last minute.
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 K A Z U M I A N
CHAMPAGNE HENRI GIRAUD GRAND CRU : During the reigh of King Louis XIII, in 1625, Francois Hémart settled in the village of Aÿ and began to produce wine.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Léon Giraud, a soldier from the battle of Marne, responded to the challenge.
Henri Giraud is a champagne of the heart, gourmand, very pleasant to drink, extremely harmonious and balanced, heading towards plenitude.
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 Henri d'Astier de la Vigerie at AllExperts
Henri d'Astier de la Vigerie (11 September 1897 - 10 October 1952) was a French soldier, resistance member, and politician.
Henri d'Astier was born in Villedieu-sur-Indre, a small village in the Indre département of central France.
Although he is believed to have acted alone, Darlan's successor, Henri Giraud, accused the resistance of organising the assassination, and launched a crackdown.
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 Darlan - Thagodz Wiki
Under the command of José Aboulker, Henri d'Astier de La Vigerie, and Colonel Jousse, the insurgent force occupied most of the strategic points of Algiers under the cover of darkness (the General Government, Prefecture, Staff headquarters, telephone central, barracks, police headquarters, etc.) and arrested most of the Vichy military and civil officials.
Giraud refused to help the Allies until the operation was successful in Algiers, where Giraud arrived only on 9 November.
Giraud later arrested and falsely accused 27 resistance leaders, who had risked their lives in the November 8 putsch, of participation in Darlan's death.
www.thagodz.com /search/wiki/?title=Darlan   (999 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Vichy France
The French leaders considered retreating to French territories in North Africa but the vice-premier, Henri Philippe Pétain, and the commander-in-chief, General Maxime Weygand insisted that the government should both remain in France and seek an armistice with the Germans.
Roosevelt continued to cultivate Vichy and promoted General Henri Giraud[?] in place of de Gaulle.
On December 24 1942, Darlan was assassinated and replace by Giraud, but he commanded very little loyalty.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/vi/Vichy_France?title=Henri_Giraud   (699 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Henri HonorE Giraud (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
On the assassination (Dec., 1942) of Admiral Darlan, Giraud succeeded as high commissioner of French North and West Africa.
He and de Gaulle met fruitlessly at the Casablanca Conference, but in June, 1943, a semblance of union was effected by the formation at Algiers of the French Committee of National Liberation, with the two generals as co-presidents.
Despite strong backing by the United States, Giraud was soon removed (November) from the co-presidency.
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 Henri GIRAUD
Henri Giraud devient pilote à 17 ans grâce à l'Aviation Populaire.
Henri Giraud était un conteur fabuleux, fort heureusement, un de ses amis l'a poussé à écrire un livre racontant ses exploits.
Henri Giraud nous a quitté le 19 novembre 1999.
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 Henri Giraud
Henri Giraud was born in Paris, France, on 18th January, 1879.
Giraud and the 7th Army were sent into Holland on 10th May 1940 and was able to briefly halt the advance of the German Army at Breda on 13th May. He was then sent to try and block the German attack through the Ardennes.
Henri Giraud, who published Mes Evasions (1946) and Algeria 1942-1944 (1949), died in Dijon on 13th March 1949.
www.world-war-2.info /figures/henri-giraud.php   (613 words)

  
 WW2DB: Henri Giraud
Henri Honoré Giraud was born in Paris, France.
He was approached by the western Allies to assist in the upcoming Allied landings in North Africa (Operation Torch), but Giraud would only provide support if he was named the overall command for such an operation.
On 13 Sep 1943, Giraud led the landings on the island of Corsica, wresting the control of the island from Vichy-France by aligning himself with the Communist rebels there.
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 Liberty Lighthouse Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Claude Giraud, the 12th generation of the Giraud-Hémart family, presides over the family destiny and produces the Henri Giraud champagne in Aÿ.
In testimony to this fact, King Henri IV was called "Sire d'Aÿ".
Aÿ is the historical and geographical heart as well as the quality benchmark of all the Grands Crus.
www.libertylighthousegroup.com /products/giraud.html   (223 words)

  
 Champagne house Maison Giraud-Hemart, also called Champagne Henri Giraud, Ay (Aÿ), Vallée de la Marne
Henri Giraud taking a barrel sample of wine with a pipette and pouring it into a tasting glass.
Henri Giraud tasting a barrel sample of wine with barrels in the background Champagne house Maison Giraud-Hemart, also called Champagne Henri Giraud, Ay, Vallée de la Marne, Champagne, Marne, Ardennes, France, low light grainy grain
Claude Giraud, owner and winemaker, tasting a glass of his wine in the court yard in front of his house Champagne house Maison Giraud-Hemart, also called Champagne Henri Giraud, Ay, Vallée de la Marne, Champagne, Marne, Ardennes, France
www.bkwine.com /wine_pictures/champagne/ch0506/giraud-hemart/giraud-hemart.htm   (850 words)

  
 George C. Marshall Film Rosters Listing
Admiral William D. Leahy, General Henri Giraud, and General George C. Marshall pose for a photograph with President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House soon after Giraud’s arrival in Washington, D.C., July 7, 1943.
General George C. Marshall and Admiral William D. Leahy meet General Henri Giraud at Washington National Airport.
General Giraud meets with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Admiral Leahy, and General Marshall at the White House.
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 Wein Frankreich | Champagne Henri Giraud F-51160 Aý Champagne, Frankreich
Champagne Henri Giraud ist ein Winzer in F-51160 Aý aus dem Gebiet Champagne.
Champagne Henri Giraud und F-51160 Aý (Champagne) sind in Frankreich beheimatet.
Wein von Champagne Henri Giraud aus Champagne (Frankreich): Henri Giraud Blanc de Blancs Cuvée spéciale Gd cru.
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 Actualité Henri Giraud
My grandfather used to say: “However young, ripe or old a wine is, it must always be good; it is a question of equilibrium.”
With the vintage Henri Giraud Aÿ Grand Cru Fût de chêne 1995 or 1996, one the 5 greatest international vintages, you can be sure that the thrill will be here.
The vintage “ESPRIT de GIRAUD” answers other questions such as: Can we add pleasure to a festive Champagne for friends, to a Champagne made to be drunk at every moment?
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 Adieu, Giraud -- Monday, Apr. 24, 1944 -- Page 1 -- TIME
In his marble Algiers mansion General Henri Giraud, Allied protege, waited vainly for Allied help.
Roosevelt's policy would give Giraud the initial control of civil affairs in France, General Giraud must be deposed.
Roosevelt's desire to thwart General de Gaulle has led to the destruction of General Giraud and new divisions rather than greater unity among the French.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,778095,00.html   (621 words)

  
 Alphonse Georges
However, President Franklin D. Roosevelt insisted that this post when to General Henri Giraud.
In January 1943 Henri Giraud and Charles De Gaulle became co-presidents of the French Committee of National Liberation (NCNL).
Georges was appointed minister without portfolio but it was not long before like Giraud he was ousted by De Gaulle.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FRgeorges.htm   (374 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Giraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Henri Giraud / TIME Cover: March 29, 1943, Art Poster by TIME Magazine by barewalls
Liszt - Bertrand Giraud by Anima Records (Audio CD - 2005)
Economie, le grand satan?: Entretien avec Philippe Petit et Thérèse Giraud (Conversations pour demain) by Pierre-Noël Giraud (Unknown Binding - 1998)
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 Amazon.com: giraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A History of French Louisiana: Years of Transition, 1715-1717 (Giraud, Marcel//History of French Louisiana) by Marcel Giraud and Brian Pearce (Hardcover - April 1993)
Get it by Monday, Feb. 26, if you order in the next 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Children of the World - Kradji - A Child of Cambodia (Children of the World) by Herve Giraud and Jean-Charles Rey (Board book - May 2, 2005)
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 N.V. Henri Giraud Champagne Francois Hemart Brut Rose (France, Champagne) - CellarTracker!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
N.V. Henri Giraud Champagne Francois Hemart Brut Rose (France, Champagne) - CellarTracker!
N.V. Henri Giraud Champagne Francois Hemart Brut Rose
Record quite a bit of per-bottle data: Each bottle can have an associated purchase so if you acquire multiple bottles of the same wine from different sources you can tell them apart.
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 Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ, SA - Price, transportation cost
Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ, SA - Price, transportation cost
Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ, SA France Champagne Champagne.
Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ, SA
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 Gang of Pour - Brad Baker's Tasting Notes - Good, Bad and Ugly
Put it this way, if you open a bottle in my presence, you better get your glass fast because I am going to grab the bottle and pour it down the hatch before you realize what happened.
Henri Giraud is on a roll and if you haven’t heard of him yet, you will or at least you should make it a point to try a glass.
You will not be disappointed with any of their wines.
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 Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Champagne Henri Giraud François Hemart Grand Cru Aÿ
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Alcohol can damage your health, consume with moderation
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 TIME Magazine Cover: Henri Giraud - Mar. 29, 1943 - France - Military - World War II
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TIME Magazine Cover: Henri Giraud - Mar. 29, 1943 - France - Military - World War II Home
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 A new champagne from Henri Giraud - Fine Wine Writing by Jancis Robinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A new champagne from Henri Giraud - Fine Wine Writing by Jancis Robinson
You are here: Home » your turn archive » A new champagne from Henri Giraud
And you can drink as much as you like with no ill-effects apparently!
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 Henri Giraud on artnet
Find works of art, auction results & sale prices of artist Henri Giraud at galleries and auctions worldwide.
Find unknown or rarely seen works by important artists
sample: Here are the top 3 of 6 past sale results for Henri Giraud:
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 Spiritus Wines : Wine Q&A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
My WineAccess > Spiritus > Wine Q&A > Wine > Henri Giraud Fut de Chene
Does anyone out there have ever heard a champagne called Henri Giraud Fut de Chene?
Please give me more information about this champagne
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