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Battle of Gabon

Battle of Gabon

Battle

  • Desc: The Battle of Gabon, also called the Gabon Campaign or the Battle of Libreville, occurred in November 1940 during World War II. The battle resulted in the Free French Forces taking the colony of Gabon and its capital, Libreville, from Vichy French forces.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gabon
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/02prk6t
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 332.22
Gabon

Gabon

Country in Central Africa

  • Desc: Gabon, officially the Gabonese Republic, is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa. Located on the equator, Gabon is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to the north, the Republic of the Congo on the east and south, and the Gulf of Guinea to the west.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabon
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/03548
  • Type: Thing, AdministrativeArea, Place, Country
  • Result Score: 86.97
Battle of Monte Cassino

Battle of Monte Cassino

Battle

  • Desc: The Battle of Monte Cassino was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II. The intention was a breakthrough to Rome.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monte_Cassino
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/081w0
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 68.25
Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord

Battle

  • Desc: Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II. The operation was launched on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Overlord
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0ch1lys
  • Type: Thing, Event
  • Result Score: 51.86
Flag of Gabon

Flag of Gabon

Flag

  • Desc: The flag of Gabon is a tricolour consisting of three horizontal green, yellow and blue bands. Adopted in 1960 to replace the previous colonial flag containing the French Tricolour at the canton, it has been the flag of the Gabonese Republic since the country gained independence that year.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Gabon
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/02c0rd
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 35.23
Liberation of Paris

Liberation of Paris

War

  • Desc: The Liberation of Paris was a military action that took place during World War II from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberation_of_Paris
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/037g_b
  • Type: Thing, Event
  • Result Score: 33.23
Armed Forces of Gabon

Armed Forces of Gabon

Military

  • Desc: Gabon has a small, professional military of about 5,000 personnel, divided into army, navy, air force, gendarmerie, and national police. Gabonese forces are oriented to the defense of the country and have not been trained for an offensive role. A well-trained, well-equipped 1,800-member guard provides security for the president.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armed_Forces_of_Gabon
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/011brh4f
  • Type: Organization, Thing
  • Result Score: 31.80
Tunisian Campaign

Tunisian Campaign

Battle

Capture of Kufra

Capture of Kufra

Battle

  • Desc: The Capture of Kufra/Prise de Koufra was part of the Allied Western Desert Campaign during the Second World War. Kufra is a basin and oasis group in the Kufra District of south-eastern Cyrenaica in the Libyan Desert.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_Kufra
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/03ch9_x
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 23.46
Libreville

Libreville

Capital of Gabon

  • Desc: Libreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon, in western central Africa. The city is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea, and a trade center for a timber region. As of 2013 its census population was 703,904.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libreville
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0fq73
  • Type: Thing, Place, City
  • Result Score: 23.33
Battle of Madagascar

Battle of Madagascar

Battle

  • Desc: The Battle of Madagascar was the British campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascar during World War II. The seizure of the island by the British was to deny Madagascar's ports to the Imperial Japanese Navy and to prevent the loss or impairment of the Allied shipping line.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Madagascar
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/05hdy3
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 20.63
Attack on Mers-el-Kébir

Attack on Mers-el-Kébir

Battle

  • Desc: The Attack on Mers-el-Kébir also known as the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir, was part of Operation Catapult. The operation was a British naval attack on French Navy ships at the base at Mers El Kébir on the coast of French Algeria.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Mers-el-K%C3%A9bir
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/02yscz
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 20.09

Battle of Dakar

Battle

  • Desc: The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dakar
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0b23r8
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 19.21
Battle of Bir Hakeim

Battle of Bir Hakeim

Battle

Battle of Réunion

Battle of Réunion

Battle

Battle of Ko Chang

Battle of Ko Chang

Battle

Case Anton

Case Anton

Military conflict

  • Desc: Operation Anton, or Fall Anton, in German, was the codename for the military occupation of Vichy France carried out by Germany and Italy in November 1942.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case_Anton
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0550vf
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 16.38
Japanese invasion of French Indochina

Japanese invasion of French Indochina

Battle

French West Africa in World War II

Battle

1964 Gabon coup d'état

1964 Gabon coup d'état

Military conflict

  • Desc: The 1964 Gabon coup d'état was staged between 17 and 18 February 1964 by Gabonese military officers who rose against Gabonese President Léon M'ba. Before the coup, Gabon was seen as one of the most politically stable countries in Africa.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Gabon_coup_d'%C3%A9tat
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/04grsxj
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 15.68
Maquis du Mont Mouchet

Maquis du Mont Mouchet

War

  • Desc: The Maquis du Mont Mouchet were a group of French resistance fighters during the Second World War. Based at Mont Mouchet, its goal was to delay the convergence of German forces in the south of France with those in Normandy, in order to aid the allies in the reconquest of France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maquis_du_Mont_Mouchet
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/043lzzy
  • Type: Thing, Event
  • Result Score: 12.80
Franco-Thai War

Franco-Thai War

War

  • Desc: The Franco-Thai War was fought between Thailand and France over certain areas of French Indochina. Negotiations with France shortly before World War II had shown that the French government was willing to make appropriate changes in the boundaries between Thailand and French Indochina, but only slightly.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franco-Thai_War
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/07r6zc
  • Type: Thing, Event
  • Result Score: 11.43
Battle of Ist

Battle of Ist

Battle

Battle of Authion

Battle

Syria–Lebanon Campaign

Syria–Lebanon Campaign

Battle

Free French Naval Forces

Armed force

Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu

Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu

Diplomat

  • Desc: Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Father Louis of the Trinity, O.C.D., was a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest, who was also a diplomat and French Navy officer and admiral; he became one of the major personalities of the Forces navales françaises libres.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Thierry_d'Argenlieu
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/07wm89
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 8.64
Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque

Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque

French general

Free France

Free France

Military

  • Desc: Free France and its Free French Forces were the government-in-exile led by Charles de Gaulle during the Second World War and its military forces, that continued to fight against the Axis powers as one of the Allies after the fall of France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_France
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/012hln
  • Type: Thing, Organization
  • Result Score: 7.80
French Forces of the Interior

French Forces of the Interior

Army

French aviso Bougainville

Bougainville-class aviso

  • Desc: Bougainville was a Bougainville-class aviso of the French Navy launched on 25 April 1931 and commissioned on 15 February 1933. The ship was designed to operate from French colonies in Asia and Africa and initially stationed in the Indian Ocean.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_aviso_Bougainville
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0czcg5m
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 7.31

French Far East Expeditionary Corps

Army

Scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon

Scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon

Invasion

November 12

Date

French aviso Savorgnan de Brazza

Bougainville-class aviso

Invasion of Elba

Invasion of Elba

War

  • Desc: The invasion of Elba, codenamed Operation Brassard, was part of the Italian campaign during the Second World War. The invasion was carried out by Free French Forces supported by British and American ships and aircraft.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Elba
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0cny7xm
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 6.69
Maquis du Vercors

Maquis du Vercors

Armed force

Mademoiselle Marie

Fictional character

  • Desc: Mademoiselle Marie is the name of two fictional characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. She first appeared in Star Spangled War Stories #84, and was created by Robert Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mademoiselle_Marie
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/02r22cb
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 6.40

French Expeditionary Corps

Armed force

Free French Air Forces

Air force

  • Desc: The Free French Air Forces were the air arm of the Free French Forces during the Second World War from 1940. They officially ceased to hold this title from 1943, with the merger of Free French Forces with General Giraud's anti-German forces, but were still commonly known by the title until the liberation of France in 1944, when they became the regular French Air Army.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_French_Air_Forces
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/02pvwf_
  • Type: Organization, Thing
  • Result Score: 5.92
1st Army

1st Army

Army

Army of Africa

Army

  • Desc: The Army of Africa was an unofficial but commonly used term for those portions of the French Army recruited from or normally stationed in French North Africa from 1830 until the end of the Algerian War in 1962.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_of_Africa_(France)
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0265btn
  • Type: Organization, Thing
  • Result Score: 5.37
Philippe Pétain

Philippe Pétain

Former French Ambassador to Spain

  • Desc: Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain, generally known as Philippe Pétain or Marshal Pétain, was a French general officer who attained the position of Marshal of France at the end of World War I, during which he became known as The Lion of Verdun, and in World War II served as the Chief of State of Vichy France from 1940 to 1944.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_P%C3%A9tain
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0hhdp
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 5.35

Duncan Grinnell-Milne

Author

  • Desc: Captain Duncan William Grinnell-Milne MC, DFC* was an English First World War pilot credited with six confirmed aerial victories, a prisoner of war who escaped from German captivity, a flying ace, and an author.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duncan_Grinnell-Milne
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/043n1vm
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 4.85
HMS Devonshire

HMS Devonshire

County-class heavy cruiser

Raphaël Onana

Raphaël Onana

Soldier

  • Desc: Raphaël Onana, born on 14 July 1919, was a Free French soldier of Cameroonian origin, naturalised French. He was born at Poupouma, in Nkol Okala a village in the Province du Centre to the north-west of Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, and died 11 November 2002, at Yaounde,
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapha%C3%ABl_Onana
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/m/0hzmgjv
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 4.41
Siege of Saïo

Siege of Saïo

Siege

  • Desc: The Siege of Saïo or Battle of Saïo took place during the East African Campaign of World War II. Belgo-Congolese troops, British Commonwealth forces and local resistance fighters besieged the fort at the market town of Saïo in south-western Ethiopia in 1941.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Sa%C3%AFo
  • Knowledge graph id: kg:/g/11b7cg7qt5
  • Type: Event, Thing
  • Result Score: 4.35
USS PC-598

USS PC-598

PC-461-class submarine chaser

Battle Of Gabon

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