1962: Fifteen terrorists attacked General Charles de Gaulle
, above right, in the 22nd of 31 attempts on his life.
Free French General Charles de Gaulle
agreed and gave unequivocal support.
The French honour Ordre National du Merite (National Order of Merits) was instituted in 1963 by General Charles de Gaulle
. It is awarded for distinguished services rendered in public, civil, military posts, or a private profession.
In December 1968, Dalida received the Medaille de la Presidence de la Republique by General Charles de Gaulle
and remains the only musician to have received it.
Ainsi, 73 ans apres les evenements sanglants ayant foudroye des populations algeriennes entieres dans les villes et villages des regions de Guelma, Kherrata et Setif, la verite historique demeure partiellement connue, au regard des entraves vecues par la Commission d'enquete officielle, nommee le 18 mai par le general Charles de Gaulle
et conduite par le general de gendarmerie, Paul Tubert, lors de son deplacement en Algerie.
During the Cold War, General Charles de Gaulle
wanted France to serve as a bridge between the West and the East.
The concept of French 'Arab Policy' goes back 50 years, when General Charles de Gaulle
decided to re-assess the Franco-Arab foreign relations after the Israeli attack of 1967 (Arab--Israeli War, also called An-Naksah) which led to the military occupation of Palestinian land -- and Jerusalem.
The Gordon & MacPhail whisky was distilled on January 14 1943, as Prime Minister Winston Churchill met President Franklin D Roosevelt, General Charles de Gaulle
and General Dwight D Eisenhower at the Casablanca Conference.
On July 14, 1941, an armistice was signed in Acre ending the clashes between the two sides and opening the way for General Charles de Gaulle
's visit to Lebanon, thus ending Vichy's control.
General Charles de Gaulle
died at his home of a heart attack, aged 79.