a laquelle par-dessus tout à render hommage

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#1

J’ai pourtant invite tous les members de la famille sur le plateau, pour apprendre un maximum de choses sur lui et sur la résistance allemande, a laquelle par-dessus tout à render hommage

I did however invite all the members of the family on to the set in order to learn as much as possible about him and the German resistance, to whom ...

I just can't get the feel for what this is trying to put across :( Can anyone help me??

Merci d'avance
 
English (Midlands UK)
#2
The original seems to me faulty (missing accents and all) but I take it to be:

"...resistance, and above all to pay tribute to it." OR
"...resistance, to which full recognition should be given."
 
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