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DIED. HENRI ROL-TANGUY, 94, legendary figure of the French Resistance and hero of the liberation of Paris, who with General Philippe Leclerc presided over the German surrender on Aug. 25, 1944; in Monteaux, France. A member of the French Communist Party from the age of 17, Rol-Tanguy joined Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War, then began organizing armed resistance in Paris from mid-1941. After retiring from the Army in 1962 he remained active in the Communist Party, serving on its central committee until 1987.

AILING. WARREN ZEVON, 55, black-humored singer-songwriter known for such hits as "Werewolves of...

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