Friday, June 21, 2013

Jun

21

1943

French resistance leader Jean Moulin captured

National Hero and Leader  of the French Resistance, Jean Moulin.

Jean Moulin restated the aims of Free France: “to prosecute the war; to restore freedom of expression to the French people; to re-establish republican freedoms in a state which incorporates social justice and which possesses a sense of greatness; to work with the Allies on establishing real international collaboration, both economic and social, in a world in which France has regained her prestige.”