French Freedom PapersMain MenuLettersSummaries of the translated letters of the French Freedom Papers collectionRelevant FiguresProvides context about the people sending, receiving, and mentioned in these lettersRelevant Events & PlacesProvides context about the historical events and places being discussed in the lettersReferencesSources used to give context to the historical events and figures found in the letters.External ResourcesLinks to external sites about Charles de Gaulle, World War II, Free French, and this collectionTranslation MethodsKSU French 7208b42ed21d3c5345086d6fd65589ad65f6b323f0c
12016-10-02T16:51:04-07:00Mary Hellmer9543bbbc864f26c17be9a9d2ad5b4c1fb3a2b378986311plain2016-12-06T17:49:12-08:00Mary Hellmer9543bbbc864f26c17be9a9d2ad5b4c1fb3a2b378Stanislas Mangin (1917-1986) was the son of General Charles Mangin, founder of the colonial troop. He attended Saint Cyr in 1939, and was appointed second lieutenant in 1940. He became a prisoner of war and later escaped from the Orleans barracks to join the unoccupied zone. Mangin became the Chief of Staff of the Prefect but shortly resigned to join the Free French. After a series of military adventures, he finished the war and was promoted captain. He became the processor of requests at the state counsel and was called back in Algers as Bataillon Commander and later became the general reporter of the commission of cultural chain and artistic patriotism. He became state counselman in 1967, advocated for the foreigners, and took the bar exam in Paris in order to practice immigration law and continue advocating for the immigrants ("Stanislas Mangin").
12016-10-02T16:04:36-07:00Mary Hellmer9543bbbc864f26c17be9a9d2ad5b4c1fb3a2b378Relevant Figures40Provides context about the people sending, receiving, and mentioned in these lettersplain2016-12-07T12:28:51-08:00Adam Hewitt-Smith5668a062423ae2835c759a6a3349d8986e6a4532