He was the last living companion of the Liberation.

Hubert Germain died at the age of 101, Armed Minister Florence Parly announced on Tuesday.

"This is an important moment in our history," said the minister during a hearing before the Senate Defense Committee.

Only 1,038 people received the title of Companion of the Liberation.

As the last of his representatives, Hubert Germain must be buried at Mont-Valérien.

Society

Daniel Cordier, Jean Moulin's former secretary during World War II, is dead

World

UK to decorate last four Liberation Companions

  • Resistance

  • Second World War

  • Release

  • Army

  • Soldier

  • Charles de Gaulle

  • Society

  • Florence parly

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