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A French Army colonel awarding Operation Jedburgh personnel Jean Larrieu the Croix de Guerre with Palm, Place Bellecour, Lyon, France, 5 Sep 1944

Caption   A French Army colonel awarding Operation Jedburgh personnel Jean Larrieu the Croix de Guerre with Palm, Place Bellecour, Lyon, France, 5 Sep 1944 ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 5 Sep 1944
Photos at Same Place Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Oct 2014

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1. JCM says:
3 Jan 2016 12:11:44 AM

Jean Larrieu was a great resistant and in post war was in french special service.
The colonel is Marcel Descour, responsable of french resistance for lyon (second town of France) during ww2 and, later as lieutenant general he was leading the occupying force in austria.

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WW2-Era Place Name Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
Lat/Long 45.7575, 4.8322
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