De Castries

Some articles on de, de castries, des, castries:

Charles Eugène Gabriel De La Croix
... Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix de Castries, marquis de Castries, baron des États de Languedoc, comte de Charlus, baron de Castelnau et de Montjouvent, seigneur de Puylaurens et de Lézignan (25 ... He was the son of Joseph François de La Croix de Castries, marquis de Castries, and his second wife, Marie-Françoise de Lévis de Charlus ...
Battle Of Dien Bien Phu - Battle - Lull
... garrison—and even to Cogny at Hanoi—that de Castries was incompetent to conduct the defense of Dien Bien Phu ... De Castries' seclusion in his bunker, combined with his superiors' inability to replace him, created a leadership vacuum within the French command ... fellow paratroop commanders, all fully armed, confronted de Castries in his bunker on 24 March ...
Battle Of Dien Bien Phu - Prelude - Establishment of The Airhead
... December, the French, under the command of Colonel Christian de Castries, began transforming their anchoring point into a fortress by setting up seven positions, each ... The choice of de Castries as the on-scene commander at Dien Bien Phu was, in retrospect, a bad one ... Navarre had picked de Castries, a cavalryman in the 18th century tradition, because Navarre envisioned Dien Bien Phu as a mobile battle ...
Hôtel De Castries - History - Alterations By The Marquis De Castries
... Angélique Guyner, sold the hôtel to Jean François de La Croix de Castries (1663-1728), first marquis de Castries, who bought it with an inheritance from his uncle the cardinal of Bonzi (?-1703), archbishop of ... The Castries family held onto it until the end of the 19th century ... building was rented in 1729 to Charles Armand de Gontaut-Biron (1663-1756), for 7,500 livres a year ...
Henri De Castries
... Henri de La Croix de Castries, 5th Comte de Castries (born 15 August 1954) is a French businessman and a member of the House of Castries ...