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  • Nom
    Alphonse Tanguy
  • Lieu
    RIEC SUR BELON
  • Contribution
    Isabelle Christien
  • ID
    2555.2668

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Alphonse Tanguy
Alphonse Tanguy
A member of the Confrérie Notre-Dame network and fluent in German, he managed to get a job at the Keroman submarine base in Lorient. There, he managed to steal plans for numerous submarine bases. The Notre-Dame brotherhood network, betrayed by one of its own who had defected, is dismantled and Alphonse Tanguy is shot dead by a feldgendarme
Plaque text
 " IT WAS IN THIS HOUSE THAT'ALPHONSE TANGUY DIT ALEX CHEF DU SECTEUR LORIENTAIS DU RESEAU DE LA FRANCE LIBRE "CONFRERIE NOTRE-DAME" PREPARED THE FIRST MARITIME LINK WITH ENGLAND WHICH HE MADE FROM THE BARQUE "LES DEUX ANGES" ON June 17, 1942 AND WAS FOLLOWED BY MANY MORE UNTIL November 5, 1943, THE DAY ALEX WAS KILLED IN PARIS BY THE GESTAPO. IN RECOGNITION REMY'S TRIBUTE"
Contributed and edited by Isabelle Christien.
Photo credit Philippe Boudot.
 
Alphonse Tanguy
Alphonse Tanguy.
Memoriaux
Alphonse Tanguy
Alphonse Tanguy.
Memoriaux

Alphonse Tanguy

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