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Articles du mot-clés « World War two »

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- 04 -242018

« A dedicated life », episode 24: 1st Colonial Artillery Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1945 During the Battle of the Marne in August 1914, the 1st RAC distinguished itself particularly thanks to the famous 75 mm field gun. By repelling […]

- 04 -172018

« A dedicated life », episode 22: Georges Thierry d’Argenlieu

Birth: 7 August 1889 Death: 7 September 1964 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 29 January 1941 The First World War broke out just as Ship-of-the-line Ensign Thierry d’Argenlieu was serving in the Adriatic […]

- 04 -122018

« A dedicated life », episode 21: Adolphe Sicé

Death: 23 December 1885 Birth: 21 March 1957 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1941 When war broke out in Europe, Adolphe Sicé already had experience of fighting in Morocco, where he […]

- 04 -102018

« A dedicated life », episode 20: Émilienne Evrard-Moreau

Birth: 4 juin 1898 Death: 5 janvier 1971 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 11 August 1945 She was 16 in October 1914 when the Imperial Army occupied her village of Loos-en-Gohelle in Pas-de-Calais. […]

- 04 -032018

« A dedicated life », episode 18: Philippe Livry-Level

Birth: 16 June 1898 Death: 15 December 1960 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 10 December 1943 A volunteer recruit at the age of 17 in 1915, he trained at Fontainebleau Artillery School before […]

- 03 -292018

« A dedicated life », episode 17: Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Birth: 2 February 1889 Death: 11 January 1952 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 November 1944 A graduate of Saint-Cyr, he experienced the brutality of war when he was wounded by a lance […]

- 03 -222018

« A dedicated life », episode 15: Alfred Heurtaux

Birth: 20 May 1893 Death: 30 December 1985 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 12 June 1945 An officer cadet of Saint-Cyr Military School and then second lieutenant in the Hussars, he was wounded […]

- 03 -202018

« A dedicated life », episode 14: Roger Gérard

Birth: 17 May 1898 Death: 18 December 1968 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 January 1946 He joined the air force in May 1916 as a mechanic. He was incorporated into the 1st […]

- 03 -132018

« A dedicated life », episode 12: Charles de Gaulle

Birth: 22 November 1890 Death: 9 November 1970 Founder and Grand Master of the Order of the Liberation After leaving Saint-Cyr Military School in 1912, he chose infantry, which he deemed the “most military” part […]

- 02 -272018

« A dedicated life », episode 8: Roger Dumont

Birth: 17 mai 1898 Death: 13 mai 1943 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 28 May 1945 He was only 18 when he joined the army in October 1916. He was attached to the […]

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