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Andree’s War: How One Young Woman Outwitted the Nazis

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Francelle Bradford White

Saturday 12th October 15:20 - 16:20 | Northwood House

Francell Bradford White shares the story of her mother, Andrée Griotteray, who was 19 when the Germans invaded France. Andrée helped her younger brother Alain set up an underground newspaper and establish a resistance network. Through her job at the passport department of the Police Headquarters in Paris, she typed up and printed copies of La France.  She travelled across France picking up and dropping off intelligence ultimately destined for the British and Americans. Then one day, she was betrayed and arrested.

Andrée has been lauded by the French government for her bravery and was awarded four medals for her actions – the Médaille de Résistance (1945), the Croix de Guerre with Silver Star (1945), the Ordre national du Mérite with blue ribbon (1972) as well as the Légion d’honneur (1995).

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