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André Rossel-Kirschen has passed
He was born on
15/08/1926 in Bucharest, and died on 29/12/2007 in Paris
Best known as an editor and historian, Kirschen was also
one of the first resistance fighters ans took up arms against the Nazis during
the Occupation, at the age of fifteen.
As an author, he wrote about the struggles of this period.
We pay tribute to his work, his insistence on truth, his
commitment to ensuring that the memory of those with whom he lived through our
painful times should not fade.
His works include :
Le procès de la Maison de la Chimie, du 7 au 14 avril
Contribution à l'histoire des débuts de la résistance
armée en France, (l'Harmattan 2002)
Céline et le grand mensonge, (Mille et une nuits)
And also :
Eté 1936 : Cent jours du front populaire
His final work was devoted to the fight to restore the
place of Bernard Natan in the history of the French film industry.
Pathé Natan la véritable histoire, (Pilote 24)
Working with Les Indépendants du Premier Siècle, André
made a significant contribution to work throwing new light on the obscure
periods of French cinema during the Occupation.
The members of Les Indépendants du Premier Siècle