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Plaque commémorative

Plaque in homage to Jean Long, an agent of the Coq enchaîné from 1941, he cared for resistants, distributed tracts and newspapers, organized armed and sabotage teams, searched for military intelligence, etc. He founded a structure to send wanted resistants to Chaperry in Haute-Savoie, and to provide them with false ID cards and provisions. 

In reprisal for attacks by the resistance, he was kidnapped on October 22, 1943 at his home at 18 cours Henri by a fringe group called National Antiterrorist Committee. He was tortured at Montluc prison, and his corpse was found at les Quatre Chemins in Feyzin, outside Lyon, with "Terror for Terror,... Read more

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Address : 18 cours Docteur Long , 69003 Lyon
GPS Coordinates : 45.748604 , 4.881806
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  • Commemorative plaque
  • Civil resistance
  • Repression
  • Rhone
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Plaque in homage to Jean Long, an agent of the Coq enchaîné from 1941, he cared for resistants, distributed tracts and newspapers, organized armed and sabotage teams, searched for military intelligence, etc. He founded a structure to send wanted resistants to Chaperry in Haute-Savoie, and to provide them with false ID cards and provisions. 

In reprisal for attacks by the resistance, he was kidnapped on October 22, 1943 at his home at 18 cours Henri by a fringe group called National Antiterrorist Committee. He was tortured at Montluc prison, and his corpse was found at les Quatre Chemins in Feyzin, outside Lyon, with "Terror for Terror, this man paid with his life for the murder of a Frenchman" inscribed on it.

Source: Bruno Permezel, Résistants à Lyon, Villeurbanne et aux alentours : 2824 engagements, BGA Permezel, 2003.

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