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Count Robert de La Rochefoucauld [Obit: dead at age 88]
The Telegraph ^
| 29 June 2012
| staff reporter
Posted on 07/03/2012 4:41:01 AM PDT by Daffynition
Count Robert de La Rochefoucauld, who has died aged 88, escaped from Occupied France to join the Special Operations Executive (SOE); parachuted back on sabotage missions, he twice faced execution, only to escape on both occasions, once dressed as a Nazi guard.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
TOPICS: History; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: france; worldwareleven; worldwarii; wwii
I, for one, am among the first to tweek the French...but this is one badass Frenchman's obit.
posted on 07/03/2012 4:58:55 AM PDT
To: sinsofsolarempirefan; cartan
Quite a hero, not exactly behaving like what I imagine a French aristocrat would do.
posted on 07/03/2012 5:06:00 AM PDT
(Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
As Jesse naisbitt use to say, “they don’t make men like they used to...”
posted on 07/03/2012 5:44:14 AM PDT
by the invisib1e hand
(A Dalmation was spotted trotting down the street...)
Quite a story, quite a man. RIP
posted on 07/03/2012 5:49:52 AM PDT
To: Daffynition; mickie
This would make a great movie.
The two men kissing each other on the lips certainly should catch the attention of Hollywood.
posted on 07/03/2012 6:14:30 AM PDT
I have to hear how great Obama is this man is a true hero
posted on 07/03/2012 6:30:15 AM PDT
To: Daffynition; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Sounds cooler than Andy Griffith.
posted on 07/03/2012 9:05:09 AM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
posted on 07/03/2012 10:32:58 AM PDT
(If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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