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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.
- The St-Chamond tank, the GPF 155 mm canon, rail-mounted heavy artillery and Chatellerault FM machine gun
"No, the National Front is not a party like any other," Macron said in the town of Chatellerault. Fellow politicians who refuse to call on voters to block Le Pen "are making a deep, serious, moral and political mistake," he said.
Etienne (MAS) and Chatellerault (MAC) Arsenals, and French civilian contactors, Continsouza, Manufacture Parisienne d' Armes et de mechanique general and Delaunay-Belleville.
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.
On Thursday, Renault, the French car manufacturer, refused to meet the demands of workers at New Fabris, a bankrupt car-parts supplier, who threatened at the weekend to blow up gas canisters inside their factory in Chatellerault in western France.
If not, desperate staff have warned they will bomb the New Fabris site in Chatellerault, near Poitiers in central France, to stop them getting their hands on the assets there.
The 29-year-old from Chatellerault signed a two-year deal with Quick Step this week, but his breakaway victory on the 19th stage should ensure he parts with Cofidis on good terms.
The 29-year-old from Chatellerault signed a two-year deal with Quick Step this week, but his victory on the 19th stage should ensure he parts with Cofidis on good terms.