Here are the stories of 18 little-known women who stand out because of their extraordinary courage during the German occupation of France in World War II, when they risked their lives by engaging in clandestine activities to overcome the Nazis.
Professor Monique Saigal, a child Holocaust survivor taken in by a Catholic family in 1942, crisscrossed France, Switzerland, and California to hear them tell their own stories for “French Heroines, 1940-1945: Courage, Strength and Ingenuity,” and to honor her grandmother who perished in Auschwitz.
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Arlington County Central Library, Auditorium; 1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201