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De Gaulle

Who was Charles De Gaulle? The old people will know, the young people maybe not.  He wasn’t the hero that most of history recognizes.  He was for awhile a general in charge of the French Army, but when the Nazi’s invaded France, he took off to England to work with the French underground from there. 172 more words

The new "La Grande Guerra" issue

Sorry for being so late today, but I had a dinner with my friends of La Grande Guerra magazine, as we have published its 17th issue! 49 more words

1918

Table Talk: Maple is the master at Verdun festival

Verdun will celebrate maple season this weekend when the community’s Cabane Panache et bois rond festival takes place along Wellington St., beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. 272 more words

Life

WW1

When I was in the Army in Verdun,  France in 1960, it was only 15 years after the end of WW2, but that isn’t what Verdun is famous for.   208 more words