Labit, Henri

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Name
Labit, Henri Gender: M
Henri Charles Emile Labit
born on 30 September 1920 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Mézin, France, 44n03, 0e16
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°20' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°13 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 03°07'



Biography

French wireless radio operator in World War II, who secretly transmitted messages from France to London and trained other operators.

On 3 May 1942, he was searched by German soldiers who opened his suitcase to discover a wireless transmitter. He opened fire on them, escaped and took refuge in a garden where he committed suicide by taking a pellet of cyanide.

He was awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation) on 13 July 1942.

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Compagnes de la Libération' pdf file, p. 148.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Compagnon de la Libération)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Wireless radio operator)