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Messmer, Pierre

Date of birth:
March 20th, 1916 (Vincennes, France)
Date of death:
August 29th, 2007 (Paris, Vth, France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1941
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
6 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with rosette
Médaille de la Résistance Française
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commandant
Awarded on:
October 1945
escaped from a Vietminh POW camp the 00.10.1945
Médaille des Évadés
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with clasps "AFL", "Erythrée" - "Lybie" - "Bir-Hakeim", "Tunisie 42-43", "Extrême-Orient"
Médaille Coloniale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Commander

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