Andrée's War: How One Young Woman Outwitted the Nazis by Francelle Bradford White

By Francelle Bradford White

A actual tale of bravery and braveness in occupied Paris.

Andrée Griotteray used to be purely nineteen years previous whilst the Germans invaded France. throughout the 4 years of profession she reworked from looking for enjoyable and frivolity right into a able, fearless younger girl, risking her existence in carrier to her state and the Resistance. constantly modest approximately her activities through the battle, Andrée has been adorned by way of the French executive for her bravery. Now her relocating and brave tale is introduced vividly to lifestyles, instructed for the 1st time via her personal daughter.

After the German invasion of Paris in June 1940, nineteen-year-old Andrée Griotteray chanced on herself residing in an occupied urban, compelled to paintings along the invaders. not able to face by way of and do not anything, her more youthful brother Alain manage his personal resistance community to do no matter what he may well to defy the Nazis. Andrée risked her existence to aid him with out hesitation.

While operating on the Police Headquarters in Paris, she revealed and dispensed copies of an underground information sheet and stole clean identification playing cards that have been handed directly to women and men trying to break out France. She travelled throughout France, selecting up and shedding off intelligence eventually destined for the British and american citizens, regularly fearless within the face of gigantic strain. after which, at some point, she was once betrayed and arrested.

Based on Andrée's diaries from the time and conversations through the years, Francelle Bradford White recounts her mother's extraordinary tale: the slim escapes and moments of terror along a regular teenager's issues approximately meals, type and boys.

This interesting tale tells of 1 woman's fight and of the bravery that finally resulted in her being provided the Médaille de l. a. Résistance, the Croix de guerre and the Légion d'honneur.

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Andrée's War: How One Young Woman Outwitted the Nazis

A real tale of bravery and braveness in occupied Paris.

Andrée Griotteray used to be in simple terms nineteen years previous whilst the Germans invaded France. in the course of the 4 years of profession she reworked from looking for enjoyable and frivolity right into a able, fearless younger girl, risking her lifestyles in provider to her nation and the Resistance. consistently modest approximately her activities in the course of the struggle, Andrée has been adorned by means of the French executive for her bravery. Now her relocating and brave tale is introduced vividly to lifestyles, advised for the 1st time by means of her personal daughter.

After the German invasion of Paris in June 1940, nineteen-year-old Andrée Griotteray came upon herself dwelling in an occupied urban, pressured to paintings along the invaders. not able to face by way of and do not anything, her more youthful brother Alain organize his personal resistance community to do no matter what he might to defy the Nazis. Andrée risked her existence to assist him with out hesitation.

While operating on the Police Headquarters in Paris, she revealed and allotted copies of an underground information sheet and stole clean identity playing cards that have been handed directly to women and men trying to break out France. She travelled throughout France, deciding on up and losing off intelligence eventually destined for the British and american citizens, consistently fearless within the face of monstrous strain. after which, someday, she was once betrayed and arrested.

Based on Andrée's diaries from the time and conversations through the years, Francelle Bradford White recounts her mother's significant tale: the slim escapes and moments of terror along a regular teenager's issues approximately nutrients, style and boys.

This attention-grabbing tale tells of 1 woman's fight and of the bravery that eventually resulted in her being provided the Médaille de l. a. Résistance, the Croix de guerre and the Légion d'honneur.

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