Raymond Aubrac, 97, was involved in the French Resistance’s most romantic legend – and bitterest controversy

PARIS – Raymond Aubrac, who has died aged 97, was among the last surviving leaders of the French Resistance in the Second World War and central to the most celebrated, and controversial, incident in the history of the clandestine organisation.

(This story appeared in The Guardian on April 16, 2012. Read the rest here.)

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