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    Nancy Wake

    War Hero

    Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GMserved as a British Special Operations Executive agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French Resistance and was one of the Allies' most decorated servicewomen of the war. After the fall of France in 1940, she became a courier for the French Resistance and later joined the escape network of Captain Ian Garrow. By 1943, Wake was the Gestapo's most wanted person,... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Wellington, New Zealand
    • Died On 8/7/2011

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