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de Gaulle

Charles (Andr? Joseph Marie) . 1890--1970, French general and statesman. During World War II, he refused to accept P?tain's armistice with Germany and founded the Free French movement in England (1940). He was head of the provisional governments (1944--46) and, as first president of the Fifth Republic (1959--69), he restored political and economic stability to France
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Controversially, might this present policy preference be the US in some way substantiating the fear of De Gaulle all those years ago?
The Fifth Republic's harshest critic, the socialist Mitterrand, came back a decade after de Gaulle defeated him to beat President Giscard D'Estaing and seemed to settle in perfectly happily.
A key point highlighted by the author since the early stages of her work is that de Gaulle would imprint a highly subjective character to France's foreign policy: while he openly "disliked Britain, he admired it" (pp.
The Park Inn Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport hotel is conveniently located just a few minutes from Roissy CDG International Airport and only a short drive from prime business districts and popular attractions, including Paris city centre.
The Charles de Gaulle, France's only aircraft carrier, was deployed in the Mediterranean on Saturday.
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Captain Piere Vandier of the Charles de Gaulle said the coalition forces' operations in Iraq has weakened Daesh.
In one year, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport moved up 34 places in the Skytrax rating, from 95th to 48th position.
There are many stories of the stormy relationship between De Gaulle and Winston Churchill, who once said: "The heaviest cross I had to bear during the wartime years was the cross of Lorraine" - the badge of the Free French.
The deployment of the marine battle group is due to be announced by President Francois Hollande when he gives his annual new year's speech to the armed forces onboard the Charles de Gaulle on January 14, according to the "Mer et Marine" news site.
Charles de Gaulle, who stubbornly refused to accept defeat in World War II and subsequently rejected the notion that a post-imperial France should quietly follow its continental European neighbours into third rate status.