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Atlantic pockets The answer is surprisingly difficult to find on Wikipedia. I persisted in searching and finally found this: German military administration in occupied France during World War II https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_military_administration_in_occupied_France_during_World_War_II#Aftermath The Liberation of France was the result of the ...


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Considering your edit (liberation of the north-eastern border): I would say March 19th 1945 after Lauterbourg was taken back in Alsace. You may also consider the city of Saorge, at the Italian border, liberated in April 24th. But I don't think it makes so much sense to try to find a definitive day of the French liberation, because of the "pockets" which ...


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On one level it was an ill-adviced, emotional response to perceived provocations. Immediately prior to the declaration, relations between Britain and France had deteriorated to such a point that the French ambassador to Britain, the Marquis de Chauvelin, was expelled on 24 January 1793. his return to Paris was regarded with indignation: Chauvelin's ...



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