French Resistance heroine Cécile Rol-Tanguy dies aged 101

Cécile Rol-Tanguy, who joined the WWII French Resistance movement against German occupation and who along with her husband Henri became a prominen tmember, died on Friday at the age of 101 at her home in central France, just as Europe commemorated the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi forces.

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French Resistance member Cécile Rol-Tanguy, who risked her life during World War II by working to liberate Paris from Nazi occupation, has died at the age of 101, reports CityNews Vancouver.