The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 76, No. 268, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 10, 1970 Page: 3 of 6
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Tues. Nov. 10, 1970 THE CUERO RECORD Pa*e 3
Charles De Gaulle Is Dead
Arc de Triomphe
j§J$J Charles |H
GREAT DAY was Aug. 26, 1944, when the general strode under the Arc de Triomphe in liberated Paris.
OOMETIMES irascible and usually con-
^ troversial, Charles de Gaulle nonethe-
less has maintained a lifelong consistency
in his determination to defend and to
strengthen his homeland, France. From
early childhood, through cadet days in the
military academy at St. Cyr, through peace
and two World Wars to the presidency of
the Fifth Republic, De Gaulle has exhibited
that tenacious, undying love for France.
His dedication to the idea of rebuilding
his country from the shocking collapse of
1940 before German forces that learned
from De Gaulle’s own writing to the status
of a true world power again has resulted
many times in tweaking the tail of the
British lion and pulling the beard of Uncle
Sam—France must be dependent on no one.
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All THE PERSUASIVE ABILITIES of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were required to pro-
duct this seemingly amiable pletum of themselves with De Gaulle and Gen. Giraud at Casablanca.
AS A CHILD of 10 (left) or as a captain at
World War I’s end (right), De Gaulle indi-
cated the determination of years to come.
SINCE 1936, La Boisserie, at Col(jmbey-les-Deux Eglises, has been
home for Yvonne and Charles de Gaulle, despite the years of exile
during World War II and the years of service to his motherland.
AT !•> TIDE of Trance’* history, in 1940, De
Gaulle established headquarters in London.
SPIRIT OP INDEPENDENCE was heard by then French
premier in the African colonies during 1958 tour.
DE GAULLE addressed a joint session of the U. S. Congress in 1960.
WHENEVER POSSIBLE, during his turbulent
career, Mme. Yvonne de Gaulle has been at
the side of her towering husband. They were
married on April 7, 1921, and have retained
their love and companionship and family
life through all the years of trial and travail
King Feature* Syndicate.
IN THE VANGUARD of the world statesman who gathered in Washington to pay homage to tha
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The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 76, No. 268, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 10, 1970, newspaper, November 10, 1970; Cuero, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth703256/m1/3/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cuero Public Library.