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MADAME LE GENERAL

Duration
52 min
Available subtitles
en

Valérie André, neurosurgeon, aviator, and France's first female military general, who worked tirelessly to integrate women in the armed forces.

Plane and helicopter pilot, parachutist and surgeon, Valérie André broke the glass ceiling to become the first woman general in the French military, with the rank of surgeon-general. And when she retired from the battlefield it was to lead one final combat, the integration of women in the armed forces.

Directed by: Jean-Pierre C. Brouat (France, 2021)