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    Paddy fait de la résistance


    Murphy, David (2008) Paddy fait de la résistance. Revue historique des armées. pp. 86-98. ISSN 0035-3299

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    Abstract

    "Paddy fait de la résistance". The Irish in the French Resistance and section F of SOE, 1940-1945 In 1941, the Irish Prime Minister, the Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera, sent a note to Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs to obtain an estimate of the number of Irish people who were in occupied France. The department estimated that there were between seven hundred and eight hundred who lived there. But, to this day, it has been possible to identify more than twenty Irish by birth who served during the war in support of the Resistance, the Free French Forces (FFL) or the SOE. All those who joined resistance groups in occupied France already lived there and worked there in 1940; adding to this is a certain number born in France or French territory, but ethnic Irish.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Deuxième Guerre mondiale; Irlande; Résistance; Paddy;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > History
    Item ID: 12973
    Depositing User: David Murphy
    Date Deposited: 21 May 2020 11:42
    Journal or Publication Title: Revue historique des armées
    Publisher: Service historique de la Défense
    Refereed: Yes
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