Charles de Gaulle

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Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle was a French general, the leader of Free France, head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic and President of France. - AsNotedIn


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1940/06/17 During World War II, General de Gaulle, President of the French National Committee, sets up the Headquarters of the Free French Force at 4 Carlton Gardens, London. French Commander Carlton House Terrace, London London
1940/06/18 As the French government readies to sign an armistice with German occupiers, Charles de Gaulle broadcast to France from the BBC a plea to continue the fight against the Nazi invaders. Few French listeners heard the speech and the BBC did not record it. French General Broadcasting House London
1944/11/10 November 10-14. Churchill visits recently liberated Paris with Charles De Gaulle and inspects the frontlines at Vosges.
1945/06/18 In a public ceremony, Charles de Gaulle dedicates Fort Mont-Valerien a national memorial. Fort Mont-Valerien Suresnes
1945/08/00 Petain is tried for treason, found guilty and is condemned to death. General de Gaulle commutes the penalty to solitary confinement. French General Dreyfus Affair
1960/04/06 Charles de Gaulle visits Churchill at his home on Hyde Park Gate, London. Visitor Winston Churchill Residence Hyde Park Gate
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