How Mimi got recruited into the French Resistance

I hope you enjoy this sample! – David


Here is a photo of Mimi after the war, in the early 1950’s.

This lesson comes from our interview with Mimi, who was in the French Resistance during World War II. At this point in the interview, the Nazis control France and Mimi works as a secretary at City Hall. The new schoolteacher came by to pay his respects to the mayor and met Mimi. The teacher and Mimi enjoyed chatting with each other, so the teacher came by City Hall regularly to say hello and to see how she was doing. Mimi had no idea that he was sounding her out to see if he could trust her with a secret…

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