Fusillés de la Braconne en Charente

Rédigé par Alain dans la rubrique Lieu de mémoire

On the morning of the 5th of may 1943, in a clearing in the forest of La Braconne to the east of Angouleme six résistants were shot by SS Soldiers. The six were Jean Barriere, Paul Bernard, Jean Gallois, Rene Michel, Marc and Marcel Nepoux and were amongst 50 local people arrested at the end of November 1942 for being involved in 'activities' against the Germans.


Bob Maloubier (SOE agent)

Rédigé par Alain dans la rubrique Opération spéciale, Portrait

Bob Maloubier aka Robert Mortier was born in 1923 in Paris and was just 17 when the Germans invaded France. He had spent part of his childhood in the U.S. where his father had been a Professor at the Columbia University in New York.