Charles de Gaulle

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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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American "arrogance" paved the road to Paris with burning German tanks and American blood, then we stepped aside so that Le Gran Fromage, Charles DeGaulle, and his snail-eating pals could pose under the Arc de Triomphe and pretend they did it all themselves.
Categorizations for leader cognitive styles, national identity conceptions are supported through the authors review of vocabulary from speeches and analyses of leader perspectives of Charles deGaulle, Pierre Mendes France, Robert Menzies, Johns Gorton, Gough Whitlam, Ambassador Julio Carasales, Antonia Careea and several significant players in the nuclear history of Argentina and India.
The coup was prompted by the announcement by French President Charles DeGaulle that he would permit a free and open vote in Algeria in which the people could choose independence or could choose to remain part of France.
Three large seaports line the French side of the English channel, a wide-gauge canal links the area to Dunkirk, Antwerp and Rotterdam, roads and rail lines are plentiful and Charles DeGaulle Airport is an hour away via the 200-mph train.
Charles DeGaulle, former French PM, praised the Citroen DS saloon for saving his life.
My choice for the jacket of this book would have been something like The Economist's November 28, 1968, cover, which showed the heads of Charles DeGaulle, Richard Nixon, and Harold Wilson bobbing among the waves, with the caption "It's much better to float.
The movie was inspired by the true story of Mehran Nasseri, who was expelled from Iran and became stranded at the Charles DeGaulle airport in Paris after losing his documents.
IT'Sno small irony that passengers looking to connect from Liverpool to a major international hub airport must take an easyJet flight to Amsterdam's Schipol airport or Charles deGaulle.
Charles DeGaulle once observed that ruling post-** France was a monumental challenge; what else, he said, would one expect from a country which produces 246 kinds of cheese?
Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Charles deGaulle, and Ronald Reagan--never allowed the media to get too familiar.
Tuve el gusto de conocer a Chou En lai y aun hoy en dia me admira Charles DeGaulle.
The British hoped to ease their way into the Common Market, and French President Charles DeGaulle "viewed Concorde as an important step in demonstrating the technical competence required of a major power," as the Central Intelligence Agency argued in 1966 (p.
The French telephone directory is available for searching and the Paris Airport Authority provides information from Orly and Charles DeGaulle airports.
and New York/Newark to Orly Airport in Paris, which eliminates the extra time and hassle often experienced when flying in and out of Charles DeGaulle Airport
Concourse A will help Dubai International Airport become the world's biggest hub for international passengers, beating London Heathrow and Paris Charles deGaulle.