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Sign: London - Hampstead - Commemorative plaque where Jean Moulin received the Order of Liberation


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99 Frognal, London NW3 6XR, UK
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On the sign:
[The Order of Liberation cross[
In this house on 14 Feb. 1943
Jean Moulin
the President of the Conseil National de la Résistance,
was decorated with the Croix de la Libération by
General Charles de Gaulle
in a secret ceremony

Erected by the Souvenir français
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Jean Moulin was a fighter in the French resistance movement who worked to establish contact between the resistance forces in France, and the "Free France" of Charles de Gaulle who was in London. Known for his stubborn resistance to the Nazi forces, despite arrests and torture. In the last two months of his life, he served as president of the National Council of Resistance, until July 1943, when he was executed by the Gestapo.
In this house, where Charles de Gaulle lived at the time Click for sign's details He was awarded by Charles de Gaulle, the Order of Liberation - the sign denoting heroism in the service of the Free French army.

The house was photographed that day Click for a larger image



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