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René Abjean published a book about his grand father’s wartime experience:
The War will end soon
Rene Noël Abjean was mayor of Plouguerneau from 1919 until 1941 after being called up during the Great War 1914-18. During his 4 years service, he wrote no less than 700 postcards to his family depicting the daily life of a soldier without ever complaining. A father of three, he was conscripted in a support unit and survived the war unlike his two brothers who were killed on the frontline.