Wednesday, April 11, 2018

"Ici Londres.": French Underground Radio Broadcaster Dies-- Part 1

From the April 9, 2018, Chicago Sun-Times  "French radio broadcaster sent underground messages in WW II" AP.

Franck Bauer was the last living announcer of a radio broadcast in French by the BBC in London from 1940 to 1944.  The French listened secretly with wireless radios.

Frank Bauer, a French radio broadcasters who transmitted coded messages to underground networks in France during the German occupation, has died at age 99.  He died April 6, 2018.

French President Emmanuel Macron said that Mr. Bauer's voice "guided so many perilous operations that led to victory" during World War II.


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