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Hidden : 3/26/2013
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Cette cache peut ne pas être disponible quand l'armée est sur les manœuvres
This cache may not be available if the Army are on manoeuvres.



Georges Roger Pierre Bergé le 3 janvier 1909 à Belmont dans le Gers en France, et mort le 15 septembre 1997, à Mimizan dans les Landes en France, est un militaire français, général de brigade. Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, il s'engagea dans les Forces françaises libres, où il prit le commandement de la première unité parachutiste. Il conduisit la première mission aéroportée en France occupée, l'opération Savanna. Il organisa la formation des agents envoyés en France. Il combattit en Syrie et en Crète. Il fut pris par les Allemands et emprisonné à la forteresse de Colditz.


Georges Roger Pierre Bergé (3 January 1909 – 15 September 1997) was a French Army general who served during World War II. He enlisted in the Free French Forces, where he took command of the 1re compagnie de chasseurs parachutistes (1st Parachute Chaser Company). He is mentioned by David Stirling as one of the co-founders of the Special Air Service (SAS). In Great-Britain and Egypt, he organised the training for Allied agents sent to France and led the first airborne mission in occupied France, named Operation Savannah. He fought in Syria and Crete. After his capture by the Germans he was imprisoned in Colditz Castle.



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