Raymond Aubrac - French Resistance Fighter - RIP

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Mr_Fingerz, Apr 11, 2012.

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  1. Mr_Fingerz

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  2. Great man. RIP.
  3. This is one side of the story, the official one in fact.

    Aubrac was a Communist agent working for Moscow and he kept doing so until his final years.

    In the same final years, he also admitted to not having been "freed" by a Résistance commando but to actually have been released by the Germans.

    For those who can bother using an online translator:

    "Raymond Aubrac était un agent communiste"
  4. No, people with an interest in WW2 know better than to believe the official history, esp. when dealing with the Lyons area Résistance which was known to be riddled with informants and people with double or triple agendas...
  5. "French resistance hero in actually was Red shock!", somehow I don't think that's going to be news.

    Those fool enough to resist were mostly Commies until the last few months and that's true not just in France but all over occupied Europe, an awful lot of eager collaborators swapped sides just as opportunistically as the Allies approached. I'm sure it would have been much the same in the UK.
  6. The Reds only started resisting from the Summer of 1941 on....and then they, esp. in France, capitalized heavily on their supposed losses (the French Commies claimed to have lost 75,000 of its members shots by the Nazis, which is utter nonsense) to gain leverage on the Government post 1945.
  7. Well the poor dears couldn't have been expect to resist the evils of Fascism until the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact broke down.