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During the second world war, French resistance fighters cut the lift cables in the Eiffel Tower. Why did they do this?

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During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.

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Izis - Lithuanian born photographer, Izraelis Bidermanas "Izis", found refuge in the region of Limoges during the Second World War where he joined the French Resistance fighters. During the Liberation in August 1944 he made portraits of his fellow "Maquisards".

Ghosts of War - Haarlem The Netherlands; Hannie Schaft, Dutch communist resistance fighter during World War II. 16 September 1920 – 17 April 1945.

One of the many women of Kingsbury who became a resistance fighter following the Strangian occupation of the city during the later years of the Fourth Great Inga-Strangian War.