French Resistance Operatives

Discussion in 'France' started by Colinp, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. Colinp

    Colinp Junior Member

    Has anyone any knowledge of data bases that hold registers or name index of French resistance. I realise this is a needle in a haystack quest but I am seeking anything to these men:
    Robert Tournaut
    Pierre Mouret or Mouvet
    Alfred Tirmaille
    Piere Mathelin

    It is thought that one or more of these men assisted the Allies in the role of interpretation duties after the invasion in 1944. Any suggestions will be much appreciated.
    Thank you.
     
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  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

  5. Colinp

    Colinp Junior Member

    TD

    I have a very small snap photograph dated 1939 from which without doubt I can identify Pierre as being one and the same person because of the very distinct features. I need to translate that article to learn more, this is a remarkable finding because I have attempted so many searches myself and never located anything. Thank you so much for your time in finding this for me I think it will provide some fantastic information. I will update this accordingly. Thank you again.
     
  6. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    If you Google "Pierre Mouret 1944" - Pierre Mouret - Recherche Google then it is one of the results which you can use Google translate, which in this case is good

    TD
     
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  7. Jedburgh22

    Jedburgh22 Very Senior Member

    They have no Personal Files at either TNA Kew or the Main French Archive

    Steven
     
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  8. CommanderChuff

    CommanderChuff Senior Member

  9. Harry Ree

    Harry Ree Very Senior Member

    Occasionally members of the French Resistance acting in capacities such as interpretors and guides/drivers are mentioned in Jedburgh reports.It does mean that these reports are scanned through which might be tedious.

    I have read through a number of Jedburgh unit reports of those operating in Brittany and found them very informative.

    There are a number of these reports kept by US archives which can be searched on line.Additionally some individual reports are available on the internet by searching.

    National Archives |
     

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