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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 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.
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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 The World at War
The captain was seriously wounded on June 15th during a skirmish on the River Aube and was evacuated to hospital in Tonnerre.
Captain de Hautecloque joined his wife and six children near Bordeaux for brief visit before beginning a three week journey to London via Spain and Portugal on July 3rd.
He was promoted to General de Division on May 5, 1943 and ordered to Morocco to form the 2eme Division Blindee (2nd Armored Division).
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 French Empire Timeline 1940-1945
London - de Gaulle telegraphs Nogues, General Mittlehauser (commander in chief for the middle east), M. Puaux (High Commissioner for Syria and Lebanon) and General Catroux (Governor-General of Indochina) suggesting that they form a committee for the defense of the Empire and offering his services as liaison in London.
De Gaulle appoints Captain Thierry d’Argenlieu High Commissioner for Free French territories in the Pacific following a disastrous tour of inspection by Governor General Brunot.
The assassin Fernand Bonnier de la Chapelle is tried by a secret military court and summarily executed.
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 Gene@Star - Famous Genealogy
General de Hautecloque entered St. Cyr 1922 after which he was commissioned as a cavalry officer.
De Hautecloque was granted permission to make his way through the enemy lines and joined an armored division under General Buisson.
It then that he adopted the nom de guerre of Jacques Philippe LeClerc in order to protect his family from German or Vichy reprisals.
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 WBO Chorus Notes - La bohème
de Rouvres, aware that Mimi is listening, leads Rodolphe on to declare that to him Mimi is now ancient history, that his love was a passion of the poet, bueatiful and false, a youthful amour.
de Rouvres' party she ran to the bridge, ready to throw herself in ("like a grisette in a novel" she says); she hesitated, a fever came over her, she fainted, and the next thing she knew she was in a hospital.
The mur des octrois became the focus of intense hatred -- a catch-phrase had it that ``Le mur murant Paris rend Paris murmurant!'' The French Revolution might as well be dated from the sacking and torching of several of the tollhouses on 12 July, 1789 as from the storming of the Bastille two days later.
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 Royal News 2005, Section III
The engagement was announced between François de Reynal de Saint-Michel (son of Maxime de Reynal de Saint-Michel and of his wife, née Jehanne Duchamp de Chastaigne) and Princess Edwige de Broglie (daughter of Prince Dominique de Broglie and of his wife, née Laure Bellet de Tavernost de Saint Trivier).
Comte Jehan de Lannoy (son of Comte Philippe de Lannoy [himself the son of Comte Paul de Lannoy and of his wife, née Princess Béatrice de Ligne] and of his wife, née Alix della Faille de Leverghem) and his wife, née Beatrice Spates, had their third child, Antoine, on 3 February.
Alexis de Noailles (son of Philippe de Noailles, Duc de Mouchy, and of his first wife, née Diane de Castellane) and his wife, née Princess Diane d'Orléans (daughter of Jacques, Duc d'Orléans, and of his wife, née Gersende de Sabran-Pontevès) had their first child, Céline, at Buenos Aires on 14 January.
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 Article about "Paris" on WebInfoBits.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The historical nucleus of Paris is the Ile de la Cit�/a>, a small island largely occupied by the huge Palais de Justice and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
The Eiffel Tower, the best-known landmark in Paris, was built in 1889 in a period of prosperity known as La Belle �oque (The Beautiful period).
Place de la Concorde - at the foot of the Champs-�ys�s, formerly Place de la Revolution, site of the infamous guillotine and the obelisk.
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 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Summer 1998
General Jacques Leclerc, the wartime pseudonym of Philippe François Marie de Hautecloque, commanded the division.
Most Frenchmen, it was becoming increasingly clear, approved of De Gaulle, and the Allies were ready to recognize his provisional organization as the de facto government of France.
De Gaulle then proceeded to the Cathedral of Notre Dame where an overflow congregation celebrated a mass of thanksgiving.
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 World War II: The Liberation of Paris
The accordion was the typical musical instrument of the bal musette, a slow dance in which men wore berets and held dead cigarette butts in the corners of their mouths.
Philippe Leclerc, the wartime pseudonym of Philippe François Marie de Hautecloque, an aristocrat and thorough patriot.
De Gaulle sent Leclerc to Chad, where he raised and trained a column of mobile troops.
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Either at the college, or at his residence 75, rue de Metz in Auch, he is very often questioned by emissary of the Area.
Their house, rue des Jardins, had been entirely plundered and quantities of provisions were stolen.
On March 27, in Saint-Mont, the Gestapo de Tarbes came to arrest Léopold BOUEILH who, under the cover of life insurance broker, is occupied of the placement and the supply of refractories.
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 Art Lovers' Paris
Giorgio de Chirico who had his studio nearby at 115 rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, or Fernand Leger, who met his wife on the terrace) many of whom have their names engraved on the tables (Modigliani, Max Jacob, Lenin etc.) or on the bar (e.g.
Find the entrance in the rue de l'Arrivée (on the west side of the tower) if you want to take the special high-speed elevator to the 56th floor of this skyscraper (or the 59th floor terrace, weather permitting), where you can get a breathtaking panoramic view of the whole of Paris—and beyond.
Here you will find a memorial to General Leclerc (pseudonym for the French military commander, Philippe de Hautecloque, posthumously promoted to Field Marshal) who, as commander of the 2nd Armored Division or 'Division Leclerc', was one of the first to enter Paris on August 25, 1944.
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 >FromParis - Panoramas : virtual visit, panoramic views, photographs, Quicktime VR, 360°, free ecards and free ...
King Louis XIV initiated the project by an order dated November 24, 1670, as a home and hospital for aged and unwell soldiers: the name is a shortened form of hôpital des invalides, the hospital for invalids.
North of Les Invalides, its courtyard is extended by a wide public esplanade where the embassies of Austria and Finland are neighbors of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, all forming one of the grand open spaces in the heart of Paris.
The Hôpital des Invalides spurred William III of England to emulation, in the military Greenwich Hospital of 1694.
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 39 45
After the defeat, the mission that General de Gaulle will set for himself, will be to gather around him all that can remain French power.Eventually, his obstinate action will lead our country to be present at the combat with forces in quality and a number sufficient to enable him to find its international row.
General De MONSABERT takes on the responsibility of the liberation the second town of France.He profits from the air control, of the support of the allied squadron but also of the assistance of the interior resistance, animated mainly by F LEENHARDT and G DEFERRE.
They must however yield Dannemarie to the troops of De LATTRE to which they causes significant losses:1300 killed, 4500 wounded but into sudden much more.With the exit of these hard and difficult combats where the two army corps were engaged, High-Alsace is released until Masevaux.
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 Desscendants of Jean de Ligne, Baron de Barbancon (1528-1568) gen 9-14 of 14 gen
Desscendants of Jean de Ligne, Baron de Barbancon (1528-1568) gen 9-14 of 14 gen
Bernard, Marquis de Laguiche and Mathilde de Rochechouart
Francois de Cosse, 11.Duc de Brissac, 4.Comte de Cosse
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 More on Paris
The historical nucleus of Paris is the Ile de la Cite, a small island largely occupied by the huge Palais de Justice and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
The Eiffel Tower, the best-known landmark in Paris, was built in 1889 in a period of prosperity known as La Belle Epoque (The Beautiful period).
Place de la Concorde - at the foot of the Champs-Elysees, formerly Place de la Revolution, site of the infamous guillotine and the obelisk.
www.eduhistory.com /paris.htm   (2057 words)

 Car Hire Paris from IIB Autos. Cheap Paris Car Hire.
In 845 Paris was sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
The Eiffel Tower, the best-known landmark in Paris, was built in 1889 in a period of prosperity known as La Belle ?poque (The Beautiful period).
Paris Gare De LEst, 2 Rue Du 5 Mai 1945.
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 L'ODYSSEE DE LA COLONNE LECLERC [17493] - £28.00 : Barbarossa Books, Military and Modelling Books, DVDs and Magazines
Format: 176pp 400 Bw 100 col 320x240 Hb Description: In June 1940, after the fall of France, a small band of French soldiers refused to lay down their arms.
The first military actions under independent Free French leadership took place in Central Africa, under the command of a totally unknown young officer, Philippe de Hautecloque, nicknamed "Leclerc" to prevent reprisals by the Germans on his family.
With great fighting spirit, Column Leclerc waged war on the Italian part of Africa, and took part in the final collapse of the Axis forces in Tunisia in May 1943.
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 April 2005 II Encyclopedia Articles @ CrapShop.com (Crap Shop)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ein beitrag zur erkenntniss des ursächlichen zusammenhanges in der organischen natur." ("The Fertilization of Flowers by Insects and the..." uh, something.) He cites him extensively in The Descent of Man for his information on bees (he cites a total of six different Müllers in that book, actually!).
I'd never heard of the de Hauteclocque name until now, and it's almost always going to be redirected to.
I would guess that Jacques-Philippe Leclerc is the name he is most commonly known as, so probably the article should reside there, and P. de Hautecloque should be a redirect...but the end result is pretty much the same if the redirect points the other way :P -- Ferkelparade π 09:22, 19 Apr 2005 (UTC)
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 Faces of LRDG
Grimsey is credited with designing the LRDG scrorpion badge (seen in the upper left corner) after an encounter with a scorpion that left the animal dead and Grimsey very much alive.
- Philippe-Marie, Vicomte de Hautecloque served as an infantry commander during the German invasion of France; after being captured, he managed to escape to England where he joined de Gaulle's Free French Army and changed his name to Leclerc to spare his family in France from reprisals.
After the war, Leclerc was sent to French Indochina, but his views of the situation there were unpopular with his superiors, resulting in his being reposted to North Africa where he died in a plane crash in 1947.
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 Leclerc - Histoire de la 2e DB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Disours de Pierre Laval "La Relève" - Le combat de Ksar - Rhilane - Editorial de Philippe Henriot - La BBC annonce l'entrée des français à Gabès.
Discours de J. Paquis à Radio-Paris - Information de Radio-Alger (8 mai 1943) - Janvier 1944 : Temara (Maroc).
Combats aux Portes de Paris - La route, la Champagne, la Meuse, Dompaire, la Moselle, la Meurthe, la Vezouze, la vie de secteur.
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Hervé, 10.Marquis de Rougé, son of Comte Urbain de Rougé
Comte Thierry de Montalembert, son of Comte Jean-Charles de
Comte Renaud de Clermont-Tonnerre, son of Comte Thierry de
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General Philippe Leclerc, who advised that it was impossible to win in Vietnam if it came to war, was overruled.
De Lattre was courageous and capable, holding the Vietminh in a number of conventional engagements; Giap's general offensive had proved premature and Vietminh forces took two years to recover.
The French, under the command of General de Castries, were surprised by the number of Vietnamese and their equipment; consequently, the French fought in the open, without proper trenches, blockhouses, or sandbag defences.
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 1/35 French Main Battle Tank Leclerc Series 2
First deployed to active units from 1967, the AMX-30 was mounted with a 105mm main gun and featured a compact design, weighing just 30 tons.
Originally a joint development project with West Germany was planned, but the project was cancelled in 1982, with development of the new tank subsequently taken over by French arms company GIAT.
A prototype was unveiled in 1986, and was officially named "Leclerc" in honor of General Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque.
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 Letters at Ramin Jahanbegloo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Après plusieurs jours de silence, le pouvoir iranien a annoncé officiellement le mercredi 3 mai 2006 qu’il était détenu, dans des conditions que nous ne connaissons pas.
Homme de dialogue et de non-violence, auteur d’un ouvrage sur Gandhi et de livres d’entretiens avec de grands intellectuels européens comme Isaiah Berlin et George Steiner, Ramin Jahanbegloo est un “passeur culturel” indispensable.
Très inquiets sur le sort de notre ami, nous exigeons sa libération immédiate.
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 Free French Occupation of the Obersalzberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At Chateauroux I had the honour to receive the Croix de Geurre from the hand of General Leclerc as a result of our actions at Grussenheim.
When Capitaine de Witasse later heard of this he was livid!].
It was probably by means of these two tanks that Captain de Witasse effected the rescue of the abandoned Ulm.
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 Dietrich von Choltitz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Von Choltitz prevented a complete uprising of the city's inhabitants and direct battles within the city by a mix of active contact with his enemies, negotiation with the Resistance and demonstrations of power, ultimately preventing any major damage to the famous city.
He and 17,000 men under his command surrendered to French general Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque and the Resistance leader Henri Rol-Tanguy at the Gare Montparnasse on August 25, 1944.
For preventing a second Stalingrad, many regard von Choltitz as "savior of Paris".
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 Embassy Database > France | Addresses > Embassies of other countries in France
Embassy of Fiji, 66, avenue de Cortenberg - B.P.7 - 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Embassy of Jamaica, 2, rue Palmerston - 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Embassy of Kyrgyzstan, 47, rue de l'Abbaye, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
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 The Peking Duck: The Great War revisited
Ah, does that include the father of Philippe de Hautecloque (General Leclerc), who as a wealthy minor nobleman at the age of 58 in 1914 went off and enlisted in his son's cavalry regiment?
And served throughout the war as an enlisted man? Or how about Monclar of the French Battalion in the Korean War, who resigned his commission as a Lieutenant General to command that batallion in combat.
Or Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, who turned down a safe command in Nato to take command of the French Far East Expeditionary Force in Indochina after the 1950 Colonial Route 4 disaster.
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