Free French


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Noun1.Free French - a French movement during World War II that was organized in London by Charles de Gaulle to fight for the liberation of France from German control and for the restoration of the republicFree French - a French movement during World War II that was organized in London by Charles de Gaulle to fight for the liberation of France from German control and for the restoration of the republic
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
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But the continued frustration of Free French planning damaged Anglo-Gaullist relations and effectively weakened the position of SEAC and SOE relative to the Chungking Command and the developing OSS network within Indo-China.
During World War II, Gary served with the Free French Forces in Europe and North Africa.
However, General Charles-Andre-Marine-Joseph de Gaulle (1890-1970) managed to make his way to London and there he held high the banner of what came to be called the Free French.
But when, for obviously electoral purposes, an assault was staged on May 5 to free French gendarmes held hostage by the Kanaks on the island of Ouvea, and the resulting carnage probed too bloody, Prime Minister Jacques Chirac found a way to minimize the massacre.
Court - martialed in absentia and condemned to death (August 1940), he appointed himself leader of the Free French and established his headquarters in England.
Promotions include a free pizza pie with a ticket purchase to LIFE OF PI, and free French Fries with a ticket purchase to LES MISERABLES.
So Far from Home: Royal Air Force and Free French Air Force Flight Training at Maxwell and Gunter Fields during World War II.
Of the tens of thousands of French soldiers evacuated from Dunkirk in June 1940, only about 3,000 chose to join de Gaulle's Free French army in London.
She was the lady who gave a home to Fortnum the Free French squirrel, who was brought back from occupied France by an RAF officer and taken on bombing missions over Germany.
The general's purpose was to gather together French people in the region and appeal to them to open their homes and take in Free French soldiers and airmen when they were on leave as they had nowhere to go.
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It tells the true story of Francis Usai, a wartime Free French airman at RAF Elvington, near York, and his girlfriend Barbara Rigby, or Barbiche as he called her, and was written after the discovery of more than 360 letters by the Yorkshire Air Museum.