John Topham: Simone Segouin, the 18 year old French Resistance fighter, 1944
Her name was Simone Segouin, also known by her nom de guerre Nicole Minet. When this photo was taken she was 18 years old. The girl had killed two Germans in the Paris fighting two days previously and also had assisted in capturing 25 German prisoners of war during the fall of Chartres.
February 2, 2018 · 1 Comment