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1944: Paris liberated  
General Charles de Gaulle held his famous speech on British radio on the day the Allied troops landed in Normandy, June 6th, 1944. As the commander-in-chief of the French armed forces, he promised his countrymen to support France in the decisive battle in order to re-establish the French Republic as soon as possible.


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Name the castle built for Ludwig II of Bavaria, the "Fairy Tale King".
  Neuschwanstein
  Sans Souci
  Heidelberg
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