General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP
General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP

Tomb of French national hero General Charles de Gaulle vandalised

The simple grave draws tens of thousands of visitors each year

General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP
General Charles de Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country’s political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. He remains a revered figure to many French people. File photo: AP
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