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Archives du mois de February 2018

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- 02 -222018

« A dedicated life », episode 7: Sir Winston Churchill

Birth: 30 November 1874 Death: 24 January 1965 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 18 June 1958 After becoming First Lord of the Admiralty in 1911 following a brilliant political career, Winston Churchill began […]

- 02 -202018

« A dedicated life », episode 6: Eugène Chavant

Birth: 12 février 1894 Death: 28 janvier 1969 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 November 1944 After being mobilised with the army in 1912, he went to the frontline in summer 1914 with […]

- 02 -152018

« A dedicated », episode 5: Claude Chandon

Birth: 29 October 1894 Death: 6 August 1944 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1 February 1941 After his military service was deferred for health reasons as a student, he managed to enrol at […]

- 02 -132018

« A dedicated life », episode 4: René Cassin

Birth: 5 October 1887 Death: 20 February 1976 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1 August 1941 Mobilised in 1914 as Corporal of the 311th Infantry Regiment, he fought in the Battle of the […]

- 02 -082018

« A dedicated life », episode 3: François d’Astier de la Vigerie

Birth: 7 March 1886 Death: 9 October 1956 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 8 November 1944 A lieutenant from the Saint-Cyr Military School, he took part in the first fights of the Great War as […]

- 02 -062018

« A dedicated life », episode 2: Henri Adeline

Birth: 8 May 1898 Death: 1 May 1971 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 28 May 1945 Born in Verdun, Lorraine, he chose a military career and joined the army at the age of 18 […]

- 02 -012018

« A dedicated life », episode 1: Berty Albrecht

Birth: 15 February 1893 Death: 31 May 1943 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 26 August 1943 Residing in London in 1914, she chose to return to France to become a Red Cross nurse […]

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