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Memorial

Charles de Gaulle and the Free French de Gaulle & Palmerston

Plaque: Charles de Gaulle and the Free French

Inscription

Greater London Council
General Charles de Gaulle, President of the French National Committee set up the Headquarters of the Free French Forces here in 1940.

See Musee de la Resistance for more information on this memorial (in French).

Site: de Gaulle & Palmerston (3 memorials)

SW1, Carlton Gardens, 4

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charles de Gaulle and the Free French

Information Subjects commemorated

World War 2

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Free French Forces

Formed, in concept at least, on 18 June 1940 in de Gaulle's 'Appeal of 18 Jun...

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Charles de Gaulle

Born Lille, France. Height 6 ft, 5 inches, nicknamed Le Grande Asperge. Presi...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Charles de Gaulle and the Free French

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Greater London Council

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charles de Gaulle and the Free French

Information Also at this site

de Gaulle

In 1940, after briefly being in Mayfair and Victoria, de Gaulle moved here wi...

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Lord Palmerston - Carlton Gardens

{Left most double plaque - top:} LCC Lord Palmerston, 1784 - 1865, statesman,...

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