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But as a boy Charles de Gaulle already showed a passionate interest in military
matters. He was trained at the Military Academy of Saint-Cyr and, in 1 9 1 3, as a
young second lieutenant, joined an infantry regiment commanded by Colonel ...
Confederate military leader and post-American Civil War politician who
symbolized the shift from agrarian to commercial ... Although lacking any military
education or experience, Gordon was elected captain of a company of
mountaineers and ...
The military rulers abolished the monarchy and proclaimed a republic in 1973,
but the military government was itself overthrown at the end of the same year.
Since then, democratically elected civilian governments have succeeded one ...
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