- Category : 1924-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 3
French resistance fighter. An active, happy child, he was blinded at the age of eight on 3 May 1932 after accidentally striking his head on a desk. He went through school and college by Braille in Paris, retaining his love of life and inner joy.
In 1943 as an adolescent, he joined a group of youngsters, leading them into the Resistance Movement. In 1943 he joined a larger network with their own newspaper, the Defense De La France. Betrayed to the Nazis, he was arrested on 19 July 1943, spending 15 months of hell in Buchenwald. Out of a shipment of 2000 Frenchman, he was one of 30 to survive; liberated on 18 April 1945, he emigrated to the U.S.
He worked as a University Professor in America, married and had four children.
He was killed along with his third wife Marie in a car accident in France on 27 July 1971.