Canada at War: THE SERVICES: Mute Survivors

Nine young French Canadians came home last week, modestly bearing two medals apiece: the Croix de guerre and a "resistance cross." These boys had seen action in Europe long before most of their countrymen.

They had parachuted into France months before D-day to lead resistance groups, sabotage German communications, war plants, defenses, and generally help to prepare the way for the Allied invaders. One of them, 22-year-old Major Pierre Chasse of Quebec City, captured more than 6,000 Germans. Another, Captain Guy d'Artois of Montreal, was followed into France by his wife, who was sent into the country on a...

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