Select your language : English

Une vie d'engagement

1 - 10 on 30 résults

- 05 -102018

« A dedicated life », episode 29: The 118 Companions of the Liberation who were Great War veterans

Henri ADELINE Berty ALBRECHT François d’ASTIER DE LA VIGERIE Henri d’ASTIER DE LA VIGERIE Philippe AUBOYNEAU Pierre BERNHEIM Jean BERTIN Antoine BÉTHOUART Pierre BEUCLER Georges BIDAULT Émile BOLLAERT Claude BONNIER Diego BROSSET Jean CAPAGORRY René […]

- 05 -082018

« A dedicated life », episode 28: Words of Companions…

Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914-2007, FFI leader) “My father volunteered in the second class infantry and was killed in early 1915. I never knew him at all. And I now realise that although I had no father […]

- 05 -032018

« A dedicated life », episode 27: Words of Companions…

With an average age of 30 in 1940, the vast majority of the Companions of the Liberation were too young to have taken part in the First World War. However, like the rest of French […]

- 05 -012018

« A dedicated life », episode 26: The 118 Companions of the Liberation in the Great War

Taken as a whole, the 118 future Companions of the Liberation who fought in the Great War exhibit truly spectacular characteristics in at least two areas. Firstly, the very high rate of volunteers, 40% compared […]

- 04 -262018

« A dedicated life », episode 25: 501st Tank Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 The first tank offensive in history took place on 16 April 1917, in the first hours of the Battle of the Chemin des Dames. The […]

- 04 -242018

« A dedicated life », episode 24: 1st Colonial Artillery Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1945 During the Battle of the Marne in August 1914, the 1st RAC distinguished itself particularly thanks to the famous 75 mm field gun. By repelling […]

- 04 -192018

« A dedicated life », episode 23: 1st Marine Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 12 June 1945 In October 1914, the 1st Marine Regiment was sent to Belgium to lift the siege of Antwerp and repel the German advance. From 24 October […]

- 04 -172018

« A dedicated life », episode 22: Georges Thierry d’Argenlieu

Birth: 7 August 1889 Death: 7 September 1964 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 29 January 1941 The First World War broke out just as Ship-of-the-line Ensign Thierry d’Argenlieu was serving in the Adriatic […]

- 04 -122018

« A dedicated life », episode 21: Adolphe Sicé

Death: 23 December 1885 Birth: 21 March 1957 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1941 When war broke out in Europe, Adolphe Sicé already had experience of fighting in Morocco, where he […]

- 04 -102018

« A dedicated life », episode 20: Émilienne Evrard-Moreau

Birth: 4 juin 1898 Death: 5 janvier 1971 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 11 August 1945 She was 16 in October 1914 when the Imperial Army occupied her village of Loos-en-Gohelle in Pas-de-Calais. […]

1 - 10 on 30 résults