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Germanic tribe that conquered Gaul after fall of Roman Empire - France gets its name from them
took over after French Revolution - became emperor - tried to conquer Europe - defeated by Britain
World War I
War in which France was invaded by Germany - Britain and U.S. helped France defeat Germany
horrible type of fighting in northern France during World War I - millions died - much of country ruined
defensive line built between France and Germany to keep Germans out - Germans went around it
June 6,1944 - largest invasion of all time - British and Americans landed in Northern France and defeated Germany
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