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.
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.
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
The Atmos has had the honour to be associated with great statesmen, royalty and other renowned people, including John F Kennedy, Sir Winston Churchill, General Charles DeGaulle and Charlie Chaplin and, who knows, maybe you
The Concorde, operated by Air France, crashed shortly after take-off from Paris' Charles deGaulle airport on 25 July 2000.
The carrier already operates a three-times-a-day service to Paris Charles deGaulle, but has always wanted to win s lots for flights to Paris Orly.
I have always entertained a certain idea about France," intoned President Charles DeGaulle in the first words of the memoirs he published shortly before his death.
Apocryphally, the story is told that, when Charles DeGaulle was preparing for his death, he visited the undertaker to make final arrangements.