Johnson, Macron to honour French Resistance fighters in London

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 17, 2020
Four men who played significant roles in the French Resistance during World War Two will be honoured by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony in London on Thursday.

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Published on June 18, 2020 -  01:16
London Residents gather to watch joint UK and French flyover to commemorate WWII broadcast
The Red Arrows and French counterpart La Patrouille de France treated Londoners to a collaborative aerial display over the Capital shortly after 5 pm today (June 18). The French leader Emmanuel Macron is visiting London to commemorate the BBC broadcast made by Charles De Gaulle to Occupied France in 1940 which is thought to mark the beginning of the French resistance. Spectators in South London gathered excitedly to watch the nation's much-loved aerobatic team.

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French Resistance

collection of French resistance movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime

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