‘The Nazis were like a big rash’
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French Resistance nurse: ‘The Nazis were like a big rash’

Colette Marin-Catherine was a young girl when the Nazis invaded her village in Normandy, Northern France.

She joined the French Resistance when she was 14, and helped treat the wounded on D-Day. She worked as a nurse in a make-shift hospital with no medical training.

She has spoken to the BBC about her experiences on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Film by Jean Mackenzie, Sara Monetta and Andy Smythe for BBC Scotland's The Nine.

  • 06 Jun 2019
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