FRANCE Fourcade, Marie-Madeleine

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Fourcade
  • FORENAME
Marie-Madeleine
  • UNIT
Resistance (Alliance Reseau)
  • RANK
Civilian
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Commandeur de la Legion dHonneur
  • PLACE
France 1940-44
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 8.11.1909 Marseilles (as Marie-Madeleine Bridou)
married 1929 (2 children) (dissolved)
employed with a publishing company,Paris prewar
Alliance Reseau 1940 (leader May 1941)
arrested 10.11.1942
escaped to London
worked through MI6
returned to France June 1944
arrested and escaped a second time
remarried (3 more children)
Vice President,National Association of Medal-holders 1947
Vice President,International Union of Resistance and Deportation 1960
author of memoirs ""L'Arche de Noe" (Noah's Ark) 1968
biography "Marie-Madeleine Foucade,un Chef de la Resistance" (Michele Cointet) 2006
died 20.7.1989 Val-de-Grace,France
Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise,Paris
 
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