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France: Vandal damages General De Gaulle's grave

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The tomb of General de Gaulle, one of France’s most revered figures, has been vandalised. CCTV captured the moment a man climbed onto the former
The tomb of General de Gaulle, one of France’s most revered figures, has been vandalised.
CCTV captured the moment a man climbed onto the former president’s grave and kicked the base of the cross which rose above it, until it smashed to the ground.
It has sparked outrage at the village cemetery of Colombey-les-deux-Eglises in the northeastern department of Haute-Marne.
“It is terrible. It is inhuman, atrocious, ” said one woman.
“It is a sad sight for me because General de Gaulle was someone who brought people together, ” a man added.
“What he wanted was for all French people to care for each other.”
The vandal struck on Saturday, a national day of remembrance for France’s wartime resistance, led by General de Gaulle.
“Yes, there were witnesses.

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