Hubert Germain, the last Companion of Liberation
The last of the 1 038 “Companions of Liberation”, who passed away on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, is soon to be buried in the crypt of the Memorial of Combatant France, on Mont Valérien. He joins the remains of the 16 dead who represent the diversity of French engagements during the Second World War.
A national tribute was paid to Hubert Germain in the main courtyard of the Hôtel des Invalides, on Friday, 15 October.
Watch a film presenting the Companions of Liberation and contextualising the contribution of Hubert Germain
Read the biography of Hubert Germain on the Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération website