André Trocmé ( April 7, 1901 – June 5, 1971) was a pastor in the French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, who urged his Protestant congregation to hide Jewish refugees from the Holocaust of the Second World War. ...more on Wikipedia about "André Trocmé"
Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle ( ) ( November 22 1890- November 9 1970), in France commonly referred to as général de Gaulle, was a French military leader and statesman. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles de Gaulle"
Fernand de Brinon (born August 26, 1885 - died April 15, 1947) was a French lawyer and journalist who was one of the architects of collaboration with the Nazis during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fernand de Brinon"
Admiral of the Fleet François Darlan ( August 7, 1881 – December 24, 1942) was a French naval officer and senior figure of the Vichy France regime. ...more on Wikipedia about "François Darlan"
Georges Mandel was the adopted name of Louis George Rothschild (his family was not related to the famous banking dynasty). He was born on 5th June 1885 in Chatou ( Seine-and-Oise) and was executed on 7th July 1944 in the Forest of Fontainebleau. He was a politician and a member of the French Resistance in the Second World War. ...more on Wikipedia about "Georges Mandel"
Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Louis de la Trinité ( August 7, 1889 - September 7, 1964) was a priest, diplomat and French Navy officer and admiral; he became one of the major personalities of the Free French Forces. He was the chancelor of the Ordre de la Libération. ...more on Wikipedia about "Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu"
Henri Honore Giraud ( January 18 1879 – March 13 1949) was a French general who fought in the First World War and escaped from German captivity during the Second World War. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henri Giraud"
Henri Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves ( 3 June 1901, Verrières-le-Buisson — 29 August 1941, Fort du mont Valérien) was a French Navy officer, reputed "first martyr of Free France" and one of the major heroes of the French Resistance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Henri Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves"
Hubert Lagardelle ( 1874- 1958) was a French syndicalist thinker, influenced by Proudhon. He gradually moved to the right and served as Minister of Labour in the Vichy regime under Pierre Laval from 1942 to 1943. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hubert Lagardelle"
Jacques de Bernonville (born December 20, 1897 - died April 26, 1972), was a French traitor and senior police officer in the Vichy regime in France infamously known as the man who hunted down resistance fighters during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacques de Bernonville"
Jacques Massu ( May 5 in Châlons-sur-Marne, 1908 – October 26, 2002 in Conflans-sur-Loing) was the French paratrooper general sent to Algeria during its War of Independence from France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacques Massu"
Jacques-Yves Cousteau ( June 11, 1910 – June 25, 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. Cousteau was born in Saint André de Cubzac, France and died in Paris, France. Cousteau is generally known in France as le commandant Cousteau ("Commander Cousteau"). Worldwide, he was commonly known as Jacques Cousteau. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacques-Yves Cousteau"
Jean Decoux ( 1884, Bordeaux - October 21, 1963, Paris) was the governor of French Indochina from 1940 to 1945, representing the Vichy government. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jean Decoux"
Jean Gabin ( May 17, 1904 – November 15, 1976) was a major French actor and war hero. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jean Gabin" Connect with www.shortopedia.com. shortopedia
Jean-Pierre Aumont ( January 5, 1911 - January 29, 2001) was a French actor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jean-Pierre Aumont"
Joseph Darnand ( March 19, 1897 - October 10, 1945) was a French pro- Nazi traitor and leader of the Vichy French Milice. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Darnand"
Lisette de Brinon ( 1896 – 26 March 1982) was best known as the Jewish wife of the notorious pro- Nazi French collaborator, Marquis Fernand de Brinon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lisette de Brinon"
Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, born in Cahors on December 19 1897, deceased on August 29 1980 near Malaga ( Spain), was commissionner to Jewish questions under the Vichy Régime. ...more on Wikipedia about "Louis Darquier de Pellepoix"
Marcel Déat ( March 7, 1894- January 5, 1955) was a French Fascist and politician prior to and during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marcel Déat"
Doctor Marcel Petiot ( January 17, 1897– May 25, 1946) was a French doctor who was convicted of multiple murder after the discovery of the remains of twenty-six people in his home in Paris after World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marcel Petiot"
Maurice Gustave Gamelin ( 1872 - 1958) was a French general. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maurice Gamelin" You've Got Questions. We've Got www.shortopedia.com.
Maurice Papon (born September 3, 1910) was an official of the French Vichy government, who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II. After the war ended, he hid his role in the Vichy government and went on to have a successful career in politics until the emergence of details about his past led to his trial and conviction for crimes against humanity in 1997- 1998. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maurice Papon"
Max Jacob ( July 12, 1876 – March 5, 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Max Jacob"
Maxime Weygand ( January 21, 1867 - January 28, 1965) was a French military commander in both World War I and World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maxime Weygand"
Paul Touvier ( April 3, 1915 - July 17, 1996) was one of only two Frenchmen to be convicted of war crimes against humanity (the other was Maurice Papon). He was born in Saint-Vincent-sur-Jabron, Alpes de Haute-Provence, in south-western France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paul Touvier"
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