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Oral history interview with Andre Richard

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0159.23 | RG Number: RG-50.472.0023

André Richard describes being a singer in the Théâtre National de l'Opéra in Paris; joining the French Resistance movement under Major Bordé and Colonel Goisé's command during the German occupation; being a lieutenant in La Marseillaise group; his thoughts on the birth of the Resistance movement; working in the Turenne group led by Colonel Goisé at the beginning of the Resistance; the risk of being involved with the Resistance; his admiration for General Charles de Gaulle; his sympathy for the plight of the Jews under German occupation; and his defense of liberty and his belief that religion divides people.

Interviewee
Mr. Andre Richard
Interviewer
David P. Boder
Date
1946 August 05  (interview)
Language
German
French
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from the Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:46:22
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