Fatima Kade

Born in 1923.

 

Fatima Kade fights in the FLN maquis in the Kabyle Mountains.  She is in charge of the weapons arsenal and cooks for the men.

 

She is recruited at the same time as her husband. When he is killed she swears to avenge him and continue the fight. When she is called to the front, she leaves her children with the neighbours, two of whom die from illness.

 

For the last ten years of her life, she is blind.

 

She dies in winter 2012.

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