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Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe
  • Article by Wesley Dankers
  • Published on September 8th, 2020

Leclerc, Jacques-Philippe

In May of 1940, Jacques-Philippe Leclerc managed to escape German captivity. He joined the Free French [France Libre] forces of Charles de Gaulle and liberated Paris in August 1944. That made him one of the best known generals in the Second World War.