Member of the French resistance setting an explosive charge on a railway line.
Josephine Baker was a member of the French Resistance during World War II.
French resistance fighters in Paris, the same day of the Allied liberation of the city - 25 August 1944 Photo by Robert Capa
Jean Moulin, who unified French Resistance in WW2, is one of the greatest heroes in France, perhaps supplanting even Joan of Arc.
Nancy Wake: French Maquis, SOE operative, and all around Gestapo bane (once killed an SS officer with her bare hands), she was the most decorated Allied woman of WWII.
World War II resistant woman fighter - Paris,1940s photograph the New York Public Library Picture Collection
Robert Capa: 1936 | On the Cordoba front during the Spanish Civil War, a Loyalist fighter is killed in action in September 1936. Originally published in the July 12, 1937, issue of LIFE.