Madame Fourcade FUN FACT #8


Three months before D-Day, Fourcade’s spies in Normandy sent to London a 55-foot-long map of the beaches and roads on which the Allies would land, showing every German gun emplacement, fortification, and beach obstacle along the coast, together with details of German army units and their movements

French Resistance D-Day
Members of the French Resistance and the US 82nd Airborne division discuss the situation during the Battle of Normandy in 1944
By US Army Signal Corps – here; archived here, Public Domain, Link

Fun facts taken from Madame Fourcade’s Secret War, on sale now.

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