The resistance


Simone Segouin, an 18 year old French Résistance fighter, also known by her nom de guerre Nicole Minet. She is pictured on a patrol routing out Germans snipers still left in areas of Paris during the liberation of Paris on August 19, 1944. Simone carries a captured German Schmeisser submachinegun, or MP40.

Janina Forbertówna (code name "Jasia"), was a resistance fighter during the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. Her fate is unknown.

A French man and woman fight with captured German weapons as both civilians and members of the French Forces of the Interior took the fight to the Germans, in Paris in August of 1944, prior to the surrender of German forces and the Liberation of Paris on August 25.

Female Italian partisans during the liberation of Milan.


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