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Tuesday 6th of February 1945

77 years ago



Writer and journalist Robert Brasillach is executed by the firing squad at the age of 36 in Fort de Montrouge, Arcueil, Val-de-Marne, France.


Many personalities including Jean Cocteau, Arthur Honegger, Paul Valéry, François Mauriac and Albert Camus petitioned for a reprieve for Brasillach. It was not granted by President De Gaulle.