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Free French

 

(La France Libre), until July 1942, the official name of the World War II movement under General C. de Gaulle; its goal was the liberation of France from the fascist German invaders and their minions. In July 1942, as the anti-Hitlerite struggle gained momentum, the Free French took the name “Fighting French” (La France Combattante). The headquarters of the Free French was in London.

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Operation Exporter combined British forces and Free French forces in a plan to invade Syria in June 1941.
Niel's father, Jacques, was a Free French fighter in the war and came to live in Wales, where he married.
Jacques Chirac, the President of France, says he is determined to defend the role of French across Europe, and France thinks it has at least part of the answer: free French classes for E.
DAYS OF GLORY (INDIGENES): Acclaimed story of North African troops fighting in the Free French army during World War II.
His father had fought with the Free French forces during the war and then worked in the French administration.
10, it will offer free French fries to all customers, it said.
After the Nazis occupied Paris in 1940, he represented Canada to Charles de Gaulle's Free French in London.
No, it's nor a torture device for Free French collaborators; it's a long pipe with various shower heads that can be adjusted as to pressure and temperature.
Lunch: Sandwich of 2 medium slices of wholemeal or granary bread with low-fat spread and small can of tuna in brine, mixed salad, 1 tbsp fat- free French dressing, 1 banana.
But she soon joined the Free French and then found herself in London as a member of the French army.
French: Weight Watchers Fat Free French Style tasted just like the high-fat stuff ladled out at salad bars.