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Bassompierre, Jean

Date of birth:
October 24th, 1914
Date of death:
April 20th, 1948
Nationality:
French

Biography

Member of "Jeunesses Patriotes" lead by Pierre Taittinger and of the "Cagoule" lead by Eugène Deloncle between WWI and WWII.
"Secrétaire Général" of the "Légion des Combattants" in Nice, then in the "SOL" lead by Joseph Darnand.
He became an officer in the LVF (division Charlemagne) and "Inspecteur général de la Milice" for the North Zone.
POW by the Russian, he escaped during his transfer to France and has been arrested in Italy.
Sentenced to death, he was shot on 20th April 1948.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with palme.
Croix de Guerre L.V. F. (Vichy)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Stéphane Kayser
  • Photo: Stéphane Kayser
  • - "Frères ennemis" chez Amiôt-Dumont 1948

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