Andree’s War by Francelle Bradford White
We are most fortunate to collaborate and work closely with some extraordinary suppliers and specialist support companies. Gander & White is one such company and Director, Francelle Bradford White very kindly send me a copy of her recently published book, Andree’s War, which tells the story of Francelle’s Mother, Andree’s exploits in the French resistance during WW2.
Andree was a most courageous and inspiring young woman, I found the story compelling and profoundly moving. She quickly learned that the world was not as innocent and light-hearted as she had hoped it to be. There is no doubt that her bravery when arrested to face down her interrogation and use it to discover relevant intelligence to assist her brother’s resistance movement was remarkable.
These stories are incredibly important to the nation and help us piece together our recent history. They ensure that future generations will learn about the sacrifice and heroism of Andree, her colleagues and other brave individuals from the era.
Notes for editors:
All profits from the book sales on the website www.andreeswar.com will go to the charitable trust Francelle has established in her Mother’s name – The Andrée Griotteray White Charitable Trust (Registered Charity No: 1157258) to fund research into any form of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and to provide support for those suffering from this condition.
Andrée was awarded three medals for her actions, the Croix de Guerre, the Légion d’Honneur and the the Médaille de la Résistance (to receive all 3 honours is highly unusual).