Nancy Wake (5/20)

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It is easier to list everything this bad ass woman accomplished:

  • 1929- Began working as a courier for the French Resistance
    • Ran a safe house with her husband.
    • Rescued downed pilots and provided new clothes and identities to help them return to Britain. (estimated to have save approx 200 pilots)
  • 1943- Captured by the Gestapo and tortured for four days yet gave up no information and was released.
  • 1944- Joined Special Operations Executives in London and parachuted into Central France to fight for the Allied forces.
    • She specialized in sabotage missions including attacks on Gestapo headquarters.
  • She lived to be 98 years old.


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