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Cécile Rol-Tanguy

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Cécile Rol-Tanguy (10 April 1919 – 8 May 2020) was a French communist. She was a Resistance fighter during World War II. She was active in the liberation of Paris. She was secretariat and a liaison officer, in charge of operations and confidential communications. She was born in Royan, Saintonge.

In 2008, Rol-Tanguy became the Grand Officer of the Legion d’Honneur.

Rol-Tanguy died at her home in Monteaux, Loir-et-Cher on 8 May 2020, aged 101.[1]