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Charles de Gaulle (Character)
from Farewell De Gaulle, Farewell (2009) (TV)

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"The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: Germany, Mid-August 1916 (#2.3)" (1992)
Charles De Gaulle: There you are, Yuri, all the way from St Petersburg.
[hands him a parcel]
Yuri: Ts! But remember: save your string!
French Officer: What are you doing with all this string?
Leonid: Russian supersticion: put the string from your gift in your pocket and you will get many more.
Yuri: Da.

Charles De Gaulle: I am lecturing on medieval military tactics.
Indiana Jones: Why medieval tactics?
Charles De Gaulle: I beg your pardon?
Indiana Jones: Well, if French and English generals would have studied the American civil war, we would've beaten the Germans by know.
Charles De Gaulle: A bold statement lieutenant.

Indiana Jones: Do you hate the Germans?
Charles De Gaulle: They are the natural enemy of France. We fought them in 1817, we fight them now, and this I guarantee you, corporal, before this century is over we will fight them again.

Charles De Gaulle: Mark my words, corporal, the next great war, will not be won with superior men, it will be won with superior machines. Tanks and airplanes.

Indiana Jones: Now what should we do?
Charles De Gaulle: What we always do: keep trying.

Charles De Gaulle: So tell me, Lieutenant: Where are you from in France?
Indiana Jones: Paris.
Charles De Gaulle: So am I. Name the three roads leading from Paris to Versailles.
Indiana Jones: [hesitantly] The Rue de Napoleon... the...
Benet: Traitor, spy!
[moves in on Indy]
Charles De Gaulle: Wait! He's not German. Who won the World Series in 1912?
Indiana Jones: What?
Charles De Gaulle: Just answer the question.
Indiana Jones: The Boston Red Sox.
Charles De Gaulle: He's not German, he's American! Is your rank also fake, Lieutenant?
Indiana Jones: Okay, I enlisted in the Belgian army. They were the only ones who would take me without asking questions about my age... I'm a corporal.

Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004) (TV)
General Charles DeGaulle: You say local administrations will stay in place?
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower: For stability, General.
General Charles DeGaulle: Only I shall decide what to do with Vichy officials. No, no, it is all quite impossible. I will never accept that you can speak for all of the allies.
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower: The British have, the Canadians, the Australians, the exiled Dutch and Poles. Roosevelt and Churchill have agreed. Come to think of it, you're the only exception.
General Charles DeGaulle: You will not treat us like Italy. We are not German allies.
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower: In fact the Vichy government is precisely that, General. But... we will liberate France and treat her as an ally nonetheless. All I ask is that you speak on the radio after my address and call on your people to aid us in their liberation.
General Charles DeGaulle: Speak after you? Impossible. That would imply that I approve of your program.
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower: I understand. Allow me see you to your car.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Emile Pelletier: If America supports Monaco, things will get complicated.
Charles de Gaulle: I've survived an assassination attack. I'm not afraid of an actress.