Tag Archives: French Resistance

Bonne lecture!

I wanted to share some good francophile reads with you: A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France, by Caroline Moorehead, is the account of women members of the French Resistance who were … Continue reading

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Dis moi avec qui tu vas

One of the most famous members of the French Resistance, Jean Moulin, was born on June 20, 1899. Prior to the war, he had a completely unremarkable life in his hometown of Béziers, in southern France. He studied law and … Continue reading

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Ne pas avoir froid aux yeux

French Resistance heroine Odette Marie Céline Brailly was born on April 28, 1912. She married an Englishman named Sansom in 1931 and moved to England with him, where the couple had three daughters. During World War II, the Admiralty appealed … Continue reading

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