8 Dec Robert de La Rochefoucauld, arguably France's most daring WWII saboteur, escaped his own execution in the spring of He then agreed to a mission from Britain's so-called Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare that would anger the Nazis even more than his escape Robert and his radioman headed. French Translation of “daring” | The official Collins English-French Dictionary online. Over French translations of English words and phrases. During his boyhood,John daydreamed and wondered what it would be like to see the faraway land Grandfather Antoine described as New France. He envied the adventurous Frenchmen exploring new lands far from the shores of France. He was always puzzled how these daring men returned to France and persuaded.