Category Archives: War

Napoleon VI

Napoleon VI Louis, Prince Napoléon Louis, Prince Napoléon (B) 1914, Brussels, Belgium (D) 1997, Prangins, Switzerland age 83 He was a member of the Bonaparte dynasty. He was the pretender to the Imperial throne of France, as Napoléon VI, from … Continue reading

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Christopher Houston Carson

Christopher Houston Carson, (B) 1809, Richmond, KY (D) 1868, Fort Lyon, CO He was better known as Kit Carson an American frontiersman. He was a mountain man, wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S. Army officer and became a frontier legend. … Continue reading

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The first chateau

The first chateau was built under the direction of Governor Charles Huault de Montmagny in 1648 but by the 1680s it was in a state of disrepair Second chateau “Castle of St. Lewis”, as it was then called, before its … Continue reading

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Three-part series on the name Renault and it impacts on France

Four-part series on the name Renault and it impacts on France Louis Renault was decorated with the Grand Cross of the Légion d’honneur after the war for the major contribution of his factories to the war effort. His factories’ mass … Continue reading

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Charles André Mare

Charles André Mare 1885–1932 age 47 or André-Charles Mare. Mare was born in Argentan, in Normandy France. The Inventor of Camouflage (camouflé) He was a French painter and textile designer, and co-founder of the Company of French Art (la Compagnie … Continue reading

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Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur 1880, Little Rock, AR Died 1964, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda He was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the … Continue reading

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Admiral Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly

Admiral Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly 1807, Rochefort, France Died: 1873, Barcelona, Spain age 66 He was a French naval officer. He fought with distinction in the Crimean War and the Second Opium War but is chiefly remembered today for the … Continue reading

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Abdelkader Bensalah

Abdelkader Bensalah 1941 age 78 born-Tlemcen (French Algeria) or in Morocco and became an Algerian citizen after the Algerian War of Independence. He regularly denies, suggests he was born After working in Beirut to direct the Algerian Center for Information … Continue reading

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The Kenpeitai or Japan’s Gestapo

The Kenpeitai or Japan’s Gestapo was the military police arm of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1881 to 1945. It was both conventional military police and a secret police force. During the Japanese occupation, the kenpeitai also arrested those who … Continue reading

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Tōjō Hideki

Tōjō Hideki 1884, Tokyo, Japan and died,1948, age 64 He was soldier and statesman who was prime minister of Japan (1941–44) during most of the Pacific theatre portion of World War II and who was subsequently tried and executed for … Continue reading

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