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Andrée Borrel, Croix de Guerre, Médaille de la Résistance, KCBC. (1919-1944.) Born Louveciennes, France. French Resistance worker, went to England, joined SOE in 1942. Parachuted into France 24th September 1942. Courier, Physician/Prosper Circuit, codename Denise. Arrested 23rd June 1943, interrogated, sent to Fresnes and later to Karlsruhe. On 6th July 1944 she was taken to Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp and executed. She was 24.
Gabrielle Weidner was a Dutch resistance fighter playing an active role in the French Resistance during the World War II. As an significant contributor to the French resistance she has been responsible for the rescue of at least 1,080 persons, including 800 Dutch Jews and more than 112 downed Allied airmen.
Histoire : Vera Obolensky, résistante russe morte pour la France….
Vera Obolensky was a member of the French resistance and a Russian princess by marriage. She was sentenced to death for her anti Nazi activities and beheaded in Berlin Plotzensee prison on 4 August 1944. In 1958, during an official ceremony in Rueil-la-Gadelière she was posthumously awarded the Cross of Knight of the Legion of Honor and the Croix de Guerre. She was married in 1937 to Prince Obolensky Nicolas Alexandrovich (1900-1979) .