Call for Resistance in France
Call for Resistance in France is held on June 18. In honor of the call for resistance made by General de Gaulle on the radio from London in 1940. This event in the second decade of the month June is annual. Help us
The National Assembly established May 27 as National Resistance Day. This day is an opportunity to reflect on the values of the Resistance and those carried by the program of the National Council of the Resistance.
On June 18, 1940, General de Gaulle launched, from London, his famous appeal to refuse defeat and to continue the fight against the enemy. In its wake, Free France and the internal Resistance gradually organized themselves.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Waterloo Day on June 18 (United Kingdom. The date of the Battle of Waterloo, in 1815);
Okinawa Memorial Day on June 23 (慰霊の日 or Irei no Hi, lit. "the day to console the dead" - Okinawa Prefecture, Japan);
Armed Forces Day in United Kingdom on June 24 (and National Veterans' Day);
Bannockburn Day on June 24 (Scotland. The Battle of Bannockburn 24 June 1314 was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence, and a landmark in Scottish history. Stirling Castle, a Scots royal fortress, occupied by the English, was under siege by the Scottish army);