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Simone Segouin

Given NameSimone
Born3 Oct 1925


ww2dbaseSimone Segouin, nom de guerre "Nicole Minet", was born in Thivars, France in 1925. During the German occupation of France, she was a member of the Francs-Tireurs et Partisans Français. On 23 Aug 1944, she was credited with capturing 25 Germans and killing several more in the Chartres, France area. She was also present in Paris, France during the city's liberation. For her efforts during the war, she was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was awarded the Croix de guerre.

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Last Major Revision: Oct 2015


Simone Segouin fighting in central France, 19 Aug 1944Simone Segouin (nom de guerre Nicole Minet) posing with a MP 40 submachine gun, 23 Aug 1944Simone Segouin with MP 40 submachine gun, Paris area, France, late Aug 1944

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