Charles de Gaulle

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Noun1.Charles de Gaulle - French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)Charles de Gaulle - French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
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The experience of FDR with the Mafia in Italy during the Second World War, of the French Resistance, and then of Charles deGaulle and French foreign and domestic intelligence, with the Guerini "family" and Jo Attia demonstrates that using 1 %ers does not constitute a threat to democracy.
They were for joining the common market when kept out by Charles deGaulle, were against it when finally admitted, then for it in the 1975 referendum.
Charles DeGaulle. who organized troops in the overseas colonies into a Free French army headquartered in England.
Who succeeded Charles DeGaulle as President of France?
Andre Malraux, the widely praised French writer and counselor to Charles DeGaulle (certainly not known for his philo-Semitism) tops off the list.
George Pompidou was just under 6 foot; Jacques Chirac and Valery Giscard d'Estaing were 6-foot-2; while the most iconic Frenchman of the 20th century and revered military hero, Charles DeGaulle, stood an impressive 6-foot-5 (soaring more than one entire foot over Sarkozy).
There is a famous and oft misquoted line from Charles DeGaulle stating that it is difficult to govern a country with so many cheeses.
Brittanys (in Europe and Canada they still are Brittany spaniels, but in the, United States we have dropped the "spaniel") are of French origin, logically enough from the province of Brittany, which juts into the Atlantic Ocean like Charles DeGaulle's nose.
Aa Much of the credit goes to France's President Charles DeGaulle, who had the courage and foresight to surmount wartime hatreds and lay the foundations for a peaceful, modern Europe.
Cops at Paris' Charles DeGaulle airport allegedly handcuffed the 'Tudors' actor after he challenged them to a brawl, as he was preparing to fly out of the country.
Former guests include the Queen, King Edward VII, Winston Churchill, Charles deGaulle and Charlie Chaplin.
John Malkovich's presidential assassin in "In The Line of Fire" and Edward Fox's stalker of Charles DeGaulle in "The Day of the Jackal" were relentless in their mission to eliminate a head of state.