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Happy Birthday Nancy Wake!

30th August 1912 – 7th August 2011

British Agent who led the maquis groups of the French Resistance, and was one of the most decorated servicewomen of World War II.

BEFORE FAME

She worked as a nurse before becoming a journalist and European correspondent in Vienna.

TRIVIA

She was the Gestapo’s most wanted person, and she wrote a novel about her war experiences called The White Mouse.

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