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Jean Sassi
Jean Sassi 001.jpg
Jean Sassi in 1944
Born 11 June 1917
Tunis, Tunisia
Died 9 January 2009
Eaubonne, France
Allegiance France
Service/branch French Army
Years of service 1938-1971
Rank Colonel
Unit Jedburgh
Force 136
GCMA
Battles/wars World War II
First Indochina War
Algerian War
Awards Commander of the Légion d'honneur
Croix de guerre 1939-1945
Croix de guerre des théâtres d'opérations extérieures

Jean Sassi (11 June 1917 – 9 January 2009) was a French Army colonel and intelligence service officer, former "Jedburgh" (BCRA) of France and Far East. Commando chief of the SDECE's 11th Shock Parachutist Regiment (11e Régiment Parachutiste de Choc). Maquis chief in French Indochina through the GCMA (1953–1955).

During the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in April 1954 Jean Sassi led Mèo partisans (GCMA) in Operation Condor.

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Le colonel Sassi (1954) Guerre d'Indochine

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Chant de la promotion Colonel Jean Sassi (IVème Bataillon de l'ESM)

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Le Colonel Sassi, opérations spéciales par JL Tremblais

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Yossi Sassi live at migdlaor beach afterparty jam covering billy jean , with sapir fox or lubianiker ben azar shay ifrah and roei friedman!

Mer Matrice d'Eco-Innovations (extrait) - Jean-François Sassi

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Mer Matrice d'Eco-Innovations - Jean-Francois Sassi

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EYINDI CHEZ LUSHIMA NDJATE : Yves Kisombe et Makolo Kotambola ba sassi ba eveque

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Je vous souhaite surtout d'être vous: Leila Sassi at TEDxCarthage

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