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France’s last WWII Resistance hero, Hubert Germain, dies aged 101

The last survivor out of more than 1,000 people who were awarded the highest bravery order by Charles de Gaulle for their role in French Resistance forces during WWII has died aged 101, France’s defence minister announced on Tuesday.“I want to inform you that Hubert Germain, the last surviving member of the Order of the Liberation, has died,” Florence Parly told French lawmakers. “It’s an important moment in our history.”Germain was among 1,038 decorated with the Order of the Liberation for…


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