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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An aspect which would prove crucial for the future of the European construct and can be traced (among other sources) back to de Gaulle's designs is the rejection of "an Empire formed by masters and slaves" (p.
The nationalist turn of the Romanian leadership, its assertion of independence from the Soviet Union, and its rapprochement with Maoist China, as well as the improvement in its relations with the France of General de Gaulle, put it into conflict with one of the most pro-Soviet communist parties of the western world.
France's civil aviation authority said it asked airlines to cancel 20 percent of flights Wednesday at Charles de Gaulle airport and 50 percent at the smaller Orly airport, according to AP.
The war in Algeria played the key role in enabling de Gaulle to return to power in May 1958, at the age of 67.
Elizabeth Barker was on late duty the evening of June 18th when she received a message from the Ministry of Information saying that General de Gaulle had arrived in England and asking us to put him on the air in the 10pm French news, not 6pm as given in ...
On June 18, 1940, General de Gaulle appealed to his countrymen over the BBC airwaves after Marshal Philippe Petain's government announced its surrender to the Germans, saying: "The flame of French resistance must not and will not be extinguished".
De Gaulle quit the command structure, which is responsible for the alliance's strategic planning, in 1966 in a row over the influence of the United States in Europe.
The lounge can be enjoyed by first and business class customers and Star Alliance Gold Card holders travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport - Terminal 1 on the following Star Alliance member airlines: Air China (AIRYY.PK), ANA, Asiana Airlines, EGYPTAIR, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa (DLAKF.PK), Singapore Airlines (SPAAF.PK), TAP Portugal, THAI (TAWUF.PK), Turkish Airlines, US Airways (NYSE:LCC) and regional member carriers Adria Airways and Croatia Airlines.
This week, Middlesbrough College invited Laurie Gonzalez and Phillippe Carlier, from the Lycee Charles de Gaulle, to see its brand new facilities.
De Gaulle managed to kick the habit for good, otherwise, he would have publicly tarnished the image of the president of France.
Charles de Gaulle was portrayed by the 1968 rioters in Paris as a right-wing reactionary--an old fuddy-duddy hopelessly out of touch with the spirit of the times.
European Hub in Roissy-Charles de Gaulle to be Expanded To Meet Demands of European Business;State-of-the-Art, Environmentally-Friendly Facility Planned for Cologne
(TAP) -- The perpetrator of Thursday's terrorist attack in the junction between Avenue de France and Rue Charles de Gaulle has been identified, said spokesperson for the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Division Sofien Sliti who has not provided further details for the secrecy of the investigation.