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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De Gaulle did it again with his second veto, when Harold Wilson was in charge, some five years later.
As de Gaulle had noted in the 1965 presidential elections, where he was up against the socialist Francois Mitterrand--a "crafty ruffian" in his words--and forced into a run-off: "Have you ever seen a dictator on a run-off ballot?
Gidea, Charles de Gaulle was vague in the usage of terms, often speaking of a "European <<federation>>", but bearing in mind the less lofty construct of a confederation, as his purpose was the attaining of a "Community of sovereign nations" (p.
Air France on Friday announced plans to open its biggest business class lounge during summer 2012 at Paris Charles de Gaulle.
The Park Inn Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Hotel has announced the launch free fibre optic broadband and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, making it the first hotel in Roissy en France to provide its customers with free fibre optic internet access.
Address : 57 grande rue charles de gaulle 91250 Saintry sur seine
The presence of 26 military aircraft aboard the Charles de Gaulle triples French forces in the region, adding to the 12 planes already stationed in the UAE and Jordan: six Rafale and six Mirage 2000 aircraft.
A message on the Easyjet website read: "Unfortunately, your aircraft is diverting to Charles de Gaulle due to a passenger welfare issue.
ICM Airport Technics, a Sydney-based baggage technology company, has announced the roll-out of its Auto Bag Drop system in Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Abu Dhabi: Senior French navy officials on Thursday talked about the role played by French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in operations conducted by US-led coalition forces against Daesh.
Augustin de Romanet, Chairman & CEO of Aeroports de Paris (Paris: ADP) (OTC Pink: AEOPF) said he received the Skytrax award for the "World's Most Improved Airport" on behalf of Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Shortly after Charles De Gaulle had escaped to England with a warrant out for his arrest from the Petain government, the general came to Birmingham to a meeting held in Grey's Department Store.
PARIS - The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its fleet will be deployed to the Gulf to support operations against the Islamic State group, a military news site reported on Tuesday.
In the Shadow of the General: Modern France and the Myth of de Gaulle, by Sudhir Hazareesingh.
and arrive at Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport (also known as Roissy Airport) at 6.