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Krystyna Skarbek (1915 – 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent just months before the SOE was founded in July 1940 and had been the longest serving of all British women agents during World War II. Because of her influence the SOE began to recruit increasing numbers of women agents into the organization.

SPY WEEK Famous Polish Spies - Krystyna Skarbek

Krystyna Skarbek (1915 – 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent just months before the SOE was founded in July 1940 and had been the longest serving of all British women agents during World War II. Because of her influence the SOE began to recruit increasing numbers of women agents into the organization.

Andree de Jongh: Founder of the Comet Line

Andree de Jongh, courtesy of Sherri Greene Ottis. Andree de Jongh was a native of Belgium, a 23 year-old artist and nurse-in-training whe...

Lilian Rolfe 1914-1945. British spy in WW2, wireless operator, reported on German troop movements, took part in  French Resistance missions. Executed at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp.

Femmes de l'ombre, les vraies... - Le forum du débarquement et de la bataille de Normandie

Le film actuellement dans les salles ramène inéluctablement vers des histoires vraies, qu il convient de garder en mémoire pour leurs valeurs d exemple... Celle de Violette Szabo rend soudain un peu plus crédible le rôle de Sophie Marceau.... Violett..

When questioned as to why the three had published the leaflets, Sophie said, "Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just don't dare express themselves as we did."

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“My positive thread for #InternationalWomensDay is about Sophie Scholl and The White Rose group, a non-violent, intellectual resistance group in Nazi Germany at the University of Munich.”

When questioned as to why the three had published the leaflets, Sophie said, "Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just don't dare express themselves as we did."

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“My positive thread for #InternationalWomensDay is about Sophie Scholl and The White Rose group, a non-violent, intellectual resistance group in Nazi Germany at the University of Munich.”

Famous Spies Virginia Hall Known by her moniker “Artemis” in Germany, Virginia Hall was a US spy who worked with the Special Operations Executive during World War II in the 1940s and later for a division of the CIA. Her efforts included helping the French Underground in Vichy and the French resistance as a correspondent, and the Gestapo referred to her as “the most dangerous of all Allied spies”. Oh, and she only had one leg – the other was amputated from the knee down.

10 Famous Spies Who Changed The Course Of History

Famous Spies Virginia Hall Known by her moniker “Artemis” in Germany, Virginia Hall was a US spy who worked with the Special Operations Executive during World War II in the 1940s and later for a division of the CIA. Her efforts included helping the French Underground in Vichy and the French resistance as a correspondent, and the Gestapo referred to her as “the most dangerous of all Allied spies”. Oh, and she only had one leg – the other was amputated from the knee down.

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Sophie Scholl: one of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroes, executed by guillotine

Across Germany and especially in Munich, the city where they were most active, people remember and honor, by naming streets, monuments, even a top

Alice Roosevelt Longworth : If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth - Theodore Roosevelt's Daughter - Roosevelt Almanac

Alice Roosevelt Longworth short biography with pictures and links to additional Alice Roosevelt research material.

31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance - Vintagetopia

Huber drafted the last two leaflets

Anna Politkovskaya. She was a Russian journalist, writer and activist. She was also known for her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the Chechen conflict. Starting in 2004, Anna received numerous death threats including fallen ill by poison in her tea and a mock execution by the military in Chechnya. In 2006, she was found dead in an elevator in her Moscow apartment, having been shot 4 times by an unknown assailant. No one was caught and her death remains unsolved.

Anna Politkovskaya. She was a Russian journalist, writer and activist. She was also known for her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the Chechen conflict. Starting in 2004, Anna received numerous death threats including fallen ill by poison in her tea and a mock execution by the military in Chechnya. In 2006, she was found dead in an elevator in her Moscow apartment, having been shot 4 times by an unknown assailant. No one was caught and her death remains unsolved.

Violette Szabo was awarded the British George Cross and the French Croix de Guerre. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Behind Enemy Lines With Violette Szabo

She was young, married and a mother. But after her husband died in battle against the Nazis, she became a secret agent for the British

The magic of mother-daughter book groups (especially during middle school years) + insights for starting and running one — Nest & Launch

The magic of a mother-daughter book group — Nest & Launch

Right before Lauren started sixth grade, our neighborhood librarian, Sharon, pulled me aside and invited us to join a mother-daughter book group she was putting together for sixth grade girls and their moms. It turned out to be one of the best things we did together in those middle school years. Whe

31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance - Vintagetopia

Huber drafted the last two leaflets

Lilian Vera Rolfe  WWII Spy

Charlotte Gray | Movies

Charlotte Gray's World War II assignment could be the first of many. Or her fatal last. The people she meets could be friends. Or insidious traitors. Trained to be an undercover courier for England, Charlotte straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Only one of three couriers

Sophie Scholl

Sophie Scholl

Biografie von Sophie Scholl (1921-1943), deutsche Widerstandskämpferin.

Violette met Etienne Szabo, a French officer of Hungarian descent, at the Bastille Day parade in London in 1940. They married on 21 August 1940 after a whirlwind 42-day romance. Violette was 19, Etienne was 31. Shortly after the birth of their only child, Tania, Etienne died from chest wounds at the Battle of El Alamein in October 1942. He had never seen his daughter. It was Etienne’s death that made Violette decide to offer her services to the British Special Operations Executive

Top 10 Beautiful Lady Spies from History - Page 2 of 2

5. Anna Chapman Image Source (Born 23 February 1982) Anna Chapman, a beautiful 28-year-old Russian with an IQ of 162, having a diplomat father and a taste for the high life, is a Russian national, who while living in New York, United States was arrested along with nine others on 27 June 2010, on suspicion …Continue reading...