The Citroën Traction Avant is an automobile produced by the French automaker Citroën from 1934 to 1957. Its history is linked in the collective memory the Occupation in turn drive from the Gestapo and Resistance icon.
Adopted by the French army and requisitioned by the German army in 1940, the wheel went during World War Libyan sands ice Stalingrad. It became the iconic vehicle of the men of the Resistance and the maquis, recognizable by its large letters FFI painted on the doors. Moreover, it is the car of Pierrot le fou and gang Traction Avant.