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The three martyrs (1943-1944)


B-6600 Bastogne

Tel : +32(0)61 21 27 11

Web : http://www.paysdebastogne.be

Fax : +32(0)61 21 27 25

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Joseph RENQUIN. Born in Bastogne 10th August 1914. Lawyer. Member of a spy network set up by the English in September 1942, he collaborated with Pierre Thomas. Arrested on 31st March 1943 and imprisoned at the Citadel of Liège, he was executed on the 31st May 1943.
Pierre THOMAS was born in Bastogne on 23 May 1907. Head Guard at the SNCB (Belgian Rail Service). Member of the Information and Action Agents Corps (A.R.A.), he was arrested on the 2nd May 1943 and executed on the 31st May 1943.
Gustave DELPERDANGE, born in Warnach on the 1st October 1911 was a quarrier by profession, therefore in possession of explosives. For this reason, he was arrested on the 24th July 1943 by the Gestapo. He was executed at the Fort of Breendonck on the 28th February 1944, along with 21 other people in retaliation after an attack

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