Commando Kieffer: Hubert Faure passed away in Paris, aged 106

(Summarized and translated from French news)

Hubert Faure, second to last survivor of Commando Kieffer, passed away on 2021-04-17 in Paris, aged 106.

The last survivor is Leon Gautier, 98 years old.


RIP another hero, for me Kieffers’ Commando’s are immortalised in the longest day. In my many trips to Normandy (and not just for the Calvados :wink: ) I learned they had a really nasty fight in Normandy and Walcheren in the Netherlands later.