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  Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque Summary
Leclerc was honored as a companion of the Order of the Liberation by Charles De Gaulle and named a commander of the Legion of Merit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
He was born Philippe François Marie, comte de Hauteclocque, but changed his legal name in 1945 to incorporate his French resistance alias Jacques-Philippe Leclerc.
The "serment de Koufra" is a pledge that Leclerc made on March 2, 1941, the day after taking the Italian fort at Kufra, Libya: he swore that his weapons would not be laid down until the French flag flew over the cathedrals of Metz and of Strasbourg.
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  1944 par régions du monde - Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie gratuite et libre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Du 30 janvier au 8 février : Conférence de Brazzaville sur l'initiative du gouvernement provisoire d'Alger, présidé par le général de Gaulle.
17 août : Dernier conseil des ministres du gouvernement de Vichy.
Début du gouvernement provisoire du Général Charles de Gaulle (fin en 1946).
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 Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (November 22, 1902 - November 28, 1947), was a famous French general.
He was born Philippe François Marie, comte de Hauteclocque, but changed his legal name in 1945 to incorporate his French resistance alias Jacques-Philippe Leclerc.
He attended the École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, graduating in 1924, and entered the French Army; he attained the rank of captain in 1937, brigadier-general in August 1941, and major-general in 1943.
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 Free French Forces article - Free French Forces French French Germany Vichy France World II Charles Gaulle 1940 - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
General Charles de Gaulle was a member of the French Cabinet in 1940 and escaped from the German occupation in France.
De Gaulle asked French men and women to join in the fight against the Nazis.
De Gaulle also created the Free French flag with the red Cross of Lorraine in the white band.
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 leclerc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It was named in honour of General Philippe de Hauteclocque Leclerc who landed at Normandy and eventually led the drive towards Paris while in command of the Free French 2nd Armoured Division in World War II.
The Leclerc has a unique autoloading system which was specifically designed for it, and reduces the crew to 3 by eliminating the human loader.
The Leclerc' digital fire control system can be operated independently by the gunner or the commander, and it offers real time integrated imaging from all of the tank's sensors and sights, including the gunner's SAVAN 20 stabilised sight, developed by SAGEM and the driver's night/day OB-60 vision system from Thales Optrosys.
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 AllRefer.com - Jacques Philippe Leclerc (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
His real name was Philippe, vicomte de Hauteclocque, but he adopted the name Leclerc in World War II.
Leclerc and his troops then took part in the Tunisian campaign.
Omar N. Bradley honored Leclerc by letting his division enter Paris first (Aug., 1944) to complete the liberation of the city.
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 Gene@Star - Famous Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
LeClerc placed himself under the command of Field Marshal Montgomery and his corps played a major role in the advance of the 8th Army on Tunisia.
LeClerc left France on Aug. 18, 1945 as Commander in Chief of French Forces in the Far East but by the time he reached Indochina his only action was to accept the Japanese surrender.
LeClerc was killed in a plane crash at Colomb-Bechar, Algeria on Nov. 28, 1947.
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 25 août 1944 : la Libération de Paris
Charles de Gaulle lui-même arrive à la gare et se voit remettre par Leclerc l'acte de capitulation (il fait la moue en voyant la signature de Rol-Tanguy, représentant de la résistance intérieure, communiste de surcroît).
Au nombre de plusieurs dizaines de milliers mais manquant d'armes et de munitions, les insurgés doivent faire face aux 16.000 soldats allemands, nerveux et lourdement armés, qui sillonnent la capitale à bord de 80 chars et d'autres véhicules blindés, le doigt sur la gâchette.
De Gaulle insiste auprès du généralissime étasunien pour que l'honneur de libérer la capitale revienne à un détachement français.
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General Charles De Gaulle was a member of the French cabinet during the Battle of France, in 1940.
De Gaulle was trialed in absentia in Vichy France and sentenced to death for treason; he, on the other hand, regarded himself as the last remaining member of the legitimate Reynaud government able to exercise power, seeing the raise to power of Pétain as an unconstitutional coup.
The capitaine de corvette Thierry d'Argenlieu suggested to adopt the Cross of Lorraine as symbol of the Free French, both to recall the perseverance of Joan of Arc, whose it had been the symbol, and as an answer to the nazi cross.
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 Free French Forces Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On June 18, 1940 De Gaulle spoke to the French people from London, via BBC radio.
After French General Henri Giraud escaped from the German imprisonment, de Gaulle outmaneuvered him to keep his leadership of the Free French.
The Free French 2nd Armoured Division, under General Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, landed at Normandy and eventually led the drive towards Paris.
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 Leclerc - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The Leclerc autoloader allows a rate of fire of 12 shots per minute and holds 22 rounds of ammo, which can be of 5 different types, all available for selection at the same time.
The first Leclerc were commissioned in 1992, too late for the 1991 Gulf war, and have not been used in all-out war.
As for "low-intensity conflicts", 15 Leclerc have been deployed in Kosovo in the context of UN peace-keeping operations, where their performances were judged satisfactory by the French parliament.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Leclerc   (826 words)

 Leclerc : Maréchal Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902-1947)  Centre d'information specialisée, Collège ...
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Leclerc : Maréchal Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902-1947)
"Rapport du capitaine de Hautclocque concernant son retour dans les lignes francaises".
wps.cfc.forces.gc.ca /fr/bibliographies/bib/view.php?bibId=217   (259 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Leclerc Jacques-Philippe (de Hauteclocque)
Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe (de Hauteclocque) (1902-1947), French soldier and military hero of World War II.
Mornay, Philippe de, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (1549-1623), French Huguenot (Protestant) leader during the wars of religion.
Champaigne, Philippe de (1602-1674), French painter, born and trained in Brussels, Belgium.
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 FREE FRENCH FORCES FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
General Charles_de_Gaulle was a member of the French Cabinet in 1940 and escaped from the German occupation in France.
In France, de Gaulle's "Appeal of 18 June" (''Appel du 18 juin'') itself was not widely heard, but subsequent discourse by de Gaulle could be heard nationwide.
To stop the Vichy Government-controlled ships from falling into German hands, the Royal_Navy attacked the French Navy at Mers_El_Kébir and Dakar (see http://www.combinedops.com/mers%20el%20kabir.htm) on 3_July 1940, causing bitterness in France, which was a contributing factor in discouraging French soldiers from joining the Free French forces in Britain.
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 Leclerc, Jacques Philippe on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Philippe Bouvard fête les 25 ans des "Grosses têtes"
Libération de Paris: Jacques Chirac rend hommage au général de Gaulle
Film d'animation coréen 'Les enfants de la pluie' du réalisateur français Philippe Leclerc Sam Karmann réunit une attachan.
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 Philippe de Hauteclocque - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Philippe de Hauteclocque, often known by his French resistance alias Leclerc (November 22, 1902 - November 28, 1947), was a Marshal of France.
During World War II, he joined the Free French forces and distinguished himself in Tunisia.
This point is somewhat contentious, because it is argued by some that General George S. Patton freed the bulk of northern France, and was ordered to halt at the outskirts of Paris by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, to give Leclerc the appearance of freeing the city.
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It is full of gentleness and humour, of colour and laughter, of the sound of running water and the singing of canoeists, of the thrill of the elephant hunt and the charm of a village wedding.
JEAN DE LATTRE DE TASSIGNY (1889-1952) served with the 12e Dragons, 93e Regiment d'Infanterie and 49e Infanterie during World War I. He served in Morocco between the World Wars.
In the present edition, Philippe Devillers explains how France's Asian responsibilities were transferred to the United States between July 1954 and January 1955.
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 Marshal of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The title of Marshal of France (Maréchal de France) was created by Philippe Auguste for Albéric Clément (circa 1190).
Under the Restauration, Empire marshals were reverted to Marshals of France and Napoléon III kept the name unchanged.
Jean-Marie de Lattre de Tassigny (1889-1952) - 1952 (posthumous)
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 Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, during the liberation of Paris, August 1944.
National Archives, Washington, D.C. byname of Philippe-Marie, vicomte de Hauteclocque, also called (from 1945) Jacques-Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque French general and war hero who achieved fame as the liberator of Paris.
In 1939, as a captain of infantry, he was wounded and captured by the Germans, but he managed to escape to England.
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Nessa altura aparece uma caixa de comentários adicionais, onde pode escrever até 150 caracteres:
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 Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation 2003-2004 - Liens > Ressources en ligne
Remise des prix dans la 2e quinzaine de janvier 2004.
Près de 14h de vidéos sont accessibles en ligne.
Une biographie de René Cassin, juriste, homme de droit, qui rejoint de Gaulle à Londres le 29 juin 1940.
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 Leclerc, Jacques Philippe --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
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Led by General Charles de Gaulle, the Free French were eventually able to unify most French resistance forces in their struggle against Germany.
During World War I the French general Philippe Pétain became known as the hero of Verdun.
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 Leclerc : Marshal Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902-1947)  Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces ...
Leclerc : Marshal Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902-1947)
Général Leclerc vu par ses compagnons de combat.
Trois maréchaux le la libération : Juin, Leclerc, de Lattre.
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 Marshal of France - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The title of Marshal of France (Maréchal de France) was derived from the office of marescallus Franciae created by Philippe Auguste for Albéric Clément (circa 1190).
Philippe Pétain, awarded the distinction of Marshal of France for his generalship in the First World War, retained his title even after his trial and imprisonment and being stripped of other positions and titles.
Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902-1947) - August 23 1952(posthumous)
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 t leclerc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Jean-Baptist married Catherine LECLERC daughter of Jean-Bte LECLERC & Catherine LAROCHELLE on 11 Jan 1780 in St.-Charles.
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Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe, Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, during the liberation of Paris, August 1944 National Archives, Washington, D.C. byname of PHILIPPE-MARIE, VISCOMTE DE HAUTECLOCQUE, also called...
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 Leclerc, Jean --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Educated at Geneva and also in France at Grenoble and Saumur (all noted for a radical approach to biblical and patristic documents), Leclerc broke with scholastic Calvinism.
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(originally Jacques Leclerc de Hauteclocque) (1902–47), French army officer, born in Belloy-Saint-Léonard, n.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/November 22
1852 - Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles de Constant, French diplomat, Nobel laureate (d.
1890 - Charles de Gaulle, President of France (d.
1902 - Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, French general (d.
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 Lebon, Philippe --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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A system of harmony, based on the natural overtone series, that he published in 1722 has provided the basis for many of the harmony textbooks written since.
Canadian novelist Philippe Aubert de Gaspé wrote the first important French-Canadian novel, Les Anciens Canadiens (1863; The Canadians of Old).
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Civil war appeared to be imminent and the regime of General de Gaulle on the point of collapse.
Their reasons were contradictory and their politics so confused that they could scarcely be understood in the outside world.
In the modern world, where colonialism had almost ceased to exist, and in a period of French history unparalleled in its affluence, a band of officers and civilians, some with magnificent records of public service, threw away career, home, family and fortune to keep Algeria attached to France.
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