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Châtellerault

(shätĕlrō`), town (1990 pop. 35,691), Vienne dept., W central France. It is an industrial center where armaments, cutlery, aeronautical equipment, rubber products, and clothing are produced. There are many buildings dating from the 15th to the 17th cent. in the old part of town, including the house (now a museum) where René Descartes spent his childhood.
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But as the lackey who goes may make us believe he has been to London and may stop at Chatellerault, let us give him only half the sum promised him, with the letter, with an agreement that he shall have the other half in exchange for the reply.
this lot concerns the repairs of structures of subdivisions of chatellerault and loudun.
As was mentioned in Part I of this report (Issue 14), France's first "modern" post-1918 military firearm was the Fusil Mitrailleur Modele 1924 designed at Manufacture d'Armes de Chatellerault.
No, the National Front is not a party like any other," Macron said in the town of Chatellerault.
Etienne (MAS) and Chatellerault (MAC) Arsenals, and French civilian contactors, Continsouza, Manufacture Parisienne d' Armes et de mechanique general and Delaunay-Belleville.
Additionally, these materials document the collecting activities of several nineteenth-century musicians, including Eduard Grell, Franz Commer, Erich Prieger, and Ludwig Scheibler, and an obscure figure from Chatellerault, France, by the name of Lasserre.
Les villes retenues pour l'organisation de ces festivites sont Besancon, Belfort, Avignon, NEmes, Montpellier, Marseille, Ales, Nantes, Le Mans, Chatellerault, Chambery, Grenoble et Annemasse.
With the advent of WWI, the Berthier was put into full-scale production as the Model 1907-15 and produced at the government arsenals of Saint-Etienne, Chatellerault and Tulle as well as under contract with the French firms of Establishments Contin-Souza of Paris and Society Francaise Delaunay of Bellville.
Chatellerault Tourand lost control when he struck a ridge that ran across the road and killed two soldiers and a spectator.
Lomme) L'ecole de cirque de Chatellerault Are en Cirque (Chambery) Les Campelieres (aujourd' hui Piste d'Azur, La Roquette-sur- Siagne).
A jazz festival is held every year in May in the city of Chatellerault, the Jazellerault festival (20 km north of Futuroscope).