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France: Incident in Djibouti – “Vive la liberte,”

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Laaska News  June 27,2011

 “Independence totale,” “Vive la liberte,” and in English, “French, go home.”

Friday, Sep. 02, 1966 (TIME)

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Charles de Gaulle climbed aboard an Air France DC-8 last week and headed eastward around the world. His trip was to last 19 days, and it would undoubt edly bring the glory of enlightened Gaul to three continents.


In Ethiopia he was to confer with Emperor Haile Selassie on the future of Africa. In Cambodia he was to meet Prince Norodom Sihanouk, presumably

to condemn the war in Viet Nam. In Tahiti he was to watch the detonation of the eighth nuclear device of his celebrated force de frappe. Read more…