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  Charles Delestraint
Charles Delestraint was born in France in 1879.
Delestraint was recruited to the French Resistance by Henry Frenay.
Charles Delestraint was shot in Dachau by the Schutz Staffeinel (SS) on 19th April, 1945.
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Charles Delestraint (1879-1945) was a French general and French Resistance member.
Charles Delestraint was born in Biache-Saint-Waast, Pas de Calais in March 12 1879.
Delestraint was captured in the beginning of the First World War and spent it as a prisoner of war.
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Charles Delestraint est né le 12 mars 1879 à Biache Saint-Vaast (Pas-de-Calais).
A l'été 1942, sur l'avis d'Henri Frenay, Jean Moulin propose le nom de Delestraint au général de Gaulle pour organiser, d'abord en zone sud, l'Armée secrète (AS) qui doit voir fusionner les groupes paramilitaires des mouvements de Résistance Combat, Libération et Franc-Tireur.
Charles Delestraint est alors chargé d'étendre la structure de l'Armée secrète en zone nord.
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 General Charles Delestraint - a prisoner at Natzweiler-Struthof
In 1942, Delestraint was recruited by the French resistance; he secretly visited his old friend Charles de Gaulle in London and was given the job of commanding the French Armée Secret, which had been created on the initiative of Jean Moulin.
On June 9, 1943 Delestraint was arrested by the Gestapo.
Emile Schwarzfeld, who had been picked to be Delestraint's successor as the leader of the French Secret Army in case he was captured, was also arrested by the Gestapo and, after spending time at Fresnes, was deported to Natzweiler-Struthof, where he died in June 1944.
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