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Erika von Brockdorff - (29 April 1911 – 13 May 1943) was a German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime during the Second World War. Brockdorff belonged to the Red Orchestra resistance movement. On the evening of 13 May 1943, she was put to death, by guillotine, along with thirteen other persons at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin.

Erika von Brockdorff - (29 April 1911 – 13 May 1943) was a German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime during the Second World War. Brockdorff belonged to the Red Orchestra resistance movement. On the evening of 13 May 1943, she was put to death, by guillotine, along with thirteen other persons at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin.

Ilse Weber. A Czech singer and poet, Ilse, Along with her son and husband, was sent to the Thereseinstadt Concentration camp by the Nazis. She willingly followed her husband when he was transferred to Auschwitz, hoping to keep her family together. When her young son, Tommy, was sent to the gas chamber with other children, she voluntarily accompanied them, softly singing a lullaby she had written to keep them calm. The immensely beautiful song is called Wiegala. Her husband survived.

Ilse Weber. A Czech singer and poet, Ilse, Along with her son and husband, was sent to the Thereseinstadt Concentration camp by the Nazis. She willingly followed her husband when he was transferred to Auschwitz, hoping to keep her family together. When her young son, Tommy, was sent to the gas chamber with other children, she voluntarily accompanied them, softly singing a lullaby she had written to keep them calm. The immensely beautiful song is called Wiegala. Her husband survived.

Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier (1912-1996) was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested, and sent first to Birkenau on 24 Jan 1943, then Ravensbruck. Marie-Claude remained at Ravensbruck even after the war, caring for the sick until the last POW left. Her powerful testimony at Nuremberg was devastating to the defence. Afterward, she slowly walked past the Nazis, looked each one in the eye, effectively unnerving them. Most bowed their heads; others, unrepentant, did not.

Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier, matricule militante de la mémoire :: Florentine et Jean Sueur

Irena Sendler  Ir  During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in theWarsawghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist.  She had an 'ulterior motive'.    She KNEW what the Nazi's plans were for the Jews (being German).  Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried and she carried in the back of her truck a burlap sack, (for larger kids).

Femmes courageuses - Les prix ne vont pas toujours à celles et ceux qui le méritent !

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Histoire, Femmes Dans L'histoire, 22 Septembre, Femmes Guerrières, Guerre Mondiale, Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Troupes, Militaires, La Résistance Française

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) .

Histoire : Vera Obolensky, résistante russe morte pour la France….

Denise Vernay Soeur de Simone WEIL © coll.particulière L a place des femmes dans le résistance a été reconnue tardivement dans l'historiographie de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. !!!! En...

ADELE - Yugoslavian partisan and art student Edith Semjen, one of the 1,000 Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi-occupied Europe, photographed at Fort O...

ADELE - Yugoslavian partisan and art student Edith Semjen, one of the 1,000 Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi-occupied Europe, photographed at Fort O...

Heidi Hautval médecin face aux crimes contre l’Humanité Adélaïde, dite « Heidi », HAUTVAL est née le 1er janvier 1906 à Hohwald, Bas-Rhin, où son père est pasteur, dernière d’une famille de sept enfants.  Adélaïde fait son doctorat en médecine à Strasbourg puis a travaillé dans des instituts neuro-psychiatriques et dans des hôpitaux jusqu’à son arrestation.  L’arrestation Adélaïde est arrêtée sur la ligne de démarcation en essayant de passer en zone sud, en avril 1942. Au moment de son…

Heidi Hautval médecin face aux crimes contre l’Humanité Adélaïde, dite « Heidi

"Anthropologist Germaine Tillion was a commander in the French Resistance network of Musée de l'Homme in Paris. Her missions included helping prisoners escape and organising intelligence for allied forces. Betrayed by a priest, she was sent to Ravensbrück, with her mother. In 1973, she published Ravensbruck, detailing both her experiences as well as her research into the functioning of the camps, movements of prisoners, administrative operations and crimes committed by the SS."

Germaine Tillion - - Anthropologue française. Résistante (commander in the French Resistance network of Musée de l'Homme in Paris), déportée à Ravensbruck.

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