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May 31, 2023 · Translation by Megan Brown

Testimony of Jean-Paul D, collected by Observatoire des armements – translation completed

Recording of translation process from open source writing pad (May 2023).


Left: Scan of original testimony collected by the Lyon-based NGO Observatoire des Armements in collaboration with the Association of the Veterans of the French Nuclear Tests and their Families. To protect the privacy of the witnesses, identifying information has been redacted. Right: Export of translation. ›››


Translator: Megan Brown

Megan Brown is Associate Professor of History at Swarthmore College. Her teaching and research interests include post-World War II politics, decolonization, the histories of France and Algeria, and questions of citizenship. Her book, The Seventh Member State: Algeria, France, and the European Community (Harvard University Press, 2022), interrogates the role of empire in the formation of integrated post-1945 European institutions. Her writing has been published in Modern & Contemporary France and French Politics, Culture & Society. She received her PhD in History from the Graduate Center, CUNY.

Other translations by Megan Brown:
Testimony of Aicha, collected by Bruno Hadjih
Testimony from CIMETIÈRE SQT, collected by Bruno Hadjih

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