Pierre Brossolette

The Resistance (1927-1943) Publication date : November 1, 1998

Pierre Brossolette was a key figure in the French who died in dramatic circumstances after being arrested by the Gestapo in 1944. His upright honesty and foresight during the pre-war years could only be described as visionary. His writings, which have been collected in this volume, are among the most powerful and moving in the history of the Resistance. They include his famous article praising anonymous Resistance fighters and his virulent criticisms addressed to General Charles de Gaulle in November 1942.