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And Babushka had carried it from the forest ten miles away!!
As I think Joe will confirm, it was a very very confusing time. Many in the Legion at the time were torn between two very powerful forces. Many of those today, including myself and, i was not at the
airport, that feelings against DeGaulle were running very high. It is important to remember that we had been living with a quarter of a million FRENCH settlers who had been there for generations and
felt betrayed and a soldiers obligation to obey a lawful order. It was a freaking terrible
JUST A QUICK THANK YOU TO MY FRIEND NANCE AT UNITED AIRLINES WHO REALLY HELPED ME MAKE THIS TRIP. IT TOOK A LOT OF HER TIME AND HELP. THANKS NANCE.
QUOTE=Tonyus;142493]Well, first a big thanks to Adjutant, Voltigeur and Rapace for this thread.
Second, after seeing those pics I was curious about where they were taken approximately and find a pretty good map:http://www.dienbienphu.org/english/h...s/collines.htm. (you can click on some points on the
Thanks for all the useful info. I have printed it off. I did meet several guys who were still in for Algeria. Everyone had their hands full at the time, but I did hear some pretty horrific stories about Eliane 2. Didn't register as much
then as it did much later. I think burying the capsule near the French monument is a great place for it. I am trying to get permission for everything in advance so I don't run it any issues while I am there. I will be thinking
of everyone. I
Originally Posted by Padre
you have a nice place in Aubagne.....
Seriously, you can come in the south of France.
Especially in Cassis, or Saint Cyr les Lecques.
Hôtel "Petit Nice" not expensive and 50 meter from the beach.
Help yourself with all this informations
GREAT LITTLE HOTEL. NOTHING FANCY BUT NICE STAFF AND GOOD FOOD. STAYED THERE A COUPLE OF TIMES.