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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Canon F lix Kir (January 22, 1876 - April 26, 1968) was a French Catholic priest, resistance fighter and politician. He was born at Alise-Sainte-Reine on the C te-d'Or. He entered a small seminary at Plombi res-l s-Dijon in 1891 and was ordained 1901. He then worked as a parish priest. During the occupation of France during World War II, he took an active part in the French Resistance, helping with the escape of 5,000 prisoners of war from a camp at Longvic. He was arrested and condemned to death, but he was released because of his status. He continued organising operations, and was seriously wounded, but escaped interrogation by the Gestapo.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135686739
  • 9786135686739