Wound Stripe - France

France

In the French Army, the wound bar or Insigne des blessés militaires, was awarded beginning in 1916.

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Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... a longstanding territorial dispute with Canada, although it represents only 25 percent of what France had sought ... The islands are heavily subsidized by France, which benefits the standard of living ... GDP purchasing power parity $48.3 million, supplemented by annual payments from France of about $60 million (2003 estimate) GDP per capita purchasing power parity $6,900 (2001 estimate ...
Napoleon - Reforms
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... Tunisia and France retain a special relationship due to their history, geographic location, and economic relationship ... In France there is a sizeable Tunisian diaspora, and the French language is widely used in Tunisia ... Ranked by country, France receives the largest amount of Tunisian exports, and France is number-one regarding Tunisian imports also ...
Napoleon - Legacy - Criticism
... Napoleon ended lawlessness and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... His role in the Haitian Revolution and decision to reinstate slavery in France's oversea colonies are controversial and have an impact on his reputation ... Critics argue Napoleon's true legacy must reflect the loss of status for France and needless deaths brought by his rule historian Victor Davis Hanson writes, "After all, the ...

Famous quotes containing the word france:

    While learning the language in France a young man’s morals, health and fortune are more irresistibly endangered than in any country of the universe.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
    —Anatole France (1844–1924)

    If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)