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.
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..
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.
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 - Theodore Roosevelt's Daughter - Roosevelt Almanac
Alice Roosevelt Longworth short biography with pictures and links to additional Alice Roosevelt research material.
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.
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
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
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...