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Jeanne d’Arc – The heroine young leader is being executed in Rouen

One of history’s greatest saints, and an enduring symbol of French unity. Joan claimed to have received visions instructing her to support Charles VII and recover France

Edith Cavell – The heroine nurse is being executed by firing squad in Brussels

She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the

Vidkun Quisling – The end of the Norwegian Nazi in Oslo

The civil leadership of the resistance, represented by lawyer Sven Arntzen, demanded Quisling be treated like any other murder suspect and, on 9 May, Quisling and his

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