By Pierre Accoce
Guy known as Lucy, A: 1939-1945, by way of Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
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The fourth Swiss general was to be Henri Guisan. Switzerland had been expecting the outbreak of war for so long that Colonel Guisan had known for some months that he would be offered the post. On Wednesday, August 30, Guisan, a very young-looking was duly elected general with 204 votes, against 21 for his opponent, Colonel Borel. There were two abstentions those of the Communist councillors, Bodeman and Humbert. sixty-five, Guisan took the oath of allegiance to the Confederation, swear- ing to defend, with the troops under his command, the honor, independence and neutrality of his country.
A. , reached the rank of captain. Although he had not chosen, become a came from the same backHis was one of those convenlike the other ten, to career oflBcer, Rudolf Roessler ground, the same social tional, middle-class adventme; class. German families, hostile to any spirit of means bread and disorder famine. came from Kaufbeuren, a former imperial free to them, order The Roesslers city, medieval in atmosphere, but then one of Bavaria's indus- trial centers, 23,000. The situated on the Wertach, with a population of father, a local dignitary and a senior civil servant in the Ministry of Waters and Forests, brought his children up in the Protestant faith.
In addition, there moment, appointed by Wilhelm were the Zeitz- favorites Keitel, Alfred Jodl or Hitler himself as a simple demonstiation of faith in Nazism. This mass of officers was jammed into the offices on the Tii-pitz embankment, the Wilhelmstrasse, the Bendlerstrasse and Maybach camp at Zossen, at the gates of Berlin. The in cleverest A MAN CALLED LUCY 45 among them succeeded in getting appointed to the Fiihrer's own headquarters, which followed Hitler wherever he went. The OKW swarmed with fiercely competitive cHques and festered with repressed jealousy and rancor.
A man called Lucy by Pierre Accoce