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Spanish Tanks - Birth of The Spanish Tank Force: 1919–1926
... of World War I, when a formal petition for one FT-17 light tank was made to the French government on 28 October 1918 ... On 20 March the French government declared that they could not process the sale, and on 12 April the process to acquire these vehicles began anew ... In May 1919, the French acceded to the sale of a single FT-17 light tank to the Spanish Army, delivered the next month ...
Aéroports De Paris
... It was created as a government-owned corporation in 1945 but became a public company (known in France as a société anonyme) on 20 April 2005, although the French Government and the ... As of 2011, the French Government holds 52% of the shares and hence holds the controlling interest ... According to French Transport Code, the French Government must remain the majority shareholder ...
AZF (terrorist Group)
... The group has attempted to extort money from the French government, by threatening to place explosives along the nation's rail lines ... The French government tried to pay them twice, but the first time the helicopter couldn't find the transfer point and on the second occasion couldn't take off because of fog ... The French government placed ads in the newspaper Libération to contact the terrorists ...
Leo Laliman - Solution - Reward
... The French government had, in desperation, offered a reward of over 320,000 Francs to anyone who could find a cure for the blight ... However, the French government refused to award Laliman the money, claiming he had simply prevented the phylloxera's occurrence, rather than found a cure for it ... there may have been other reasons that the French government refused to give Laliman the prize money the idea of grafting rootstock for agricultural advantage was not a completely novel concept ...
Timeline Of World War II (1940) - June 1940
224,686 British and 121,445 French and Belgian troops have been evacuated ... King Haakon and his government had been evacuated to Britain three days previously. 11 French government decamps to Tours ...

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