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Krystyna Skarbek – a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent, legendary for daring intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. Longest serving British women agent during World War II. Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Great Women, Amazing Women, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Muse, Interesting History, Dieselpunk

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 and leader of the Comet Line, an escape route that ran from Brussels through the Pyrenees and which rescued hundreds of Allied servicemen. She is featured in the book : Women Heroes of WWII, Resistance Great Women, Amazing Women, Brave Women, Female Hero, Women In History, Famous Women, Heroines, World War Ii, Strong Women

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 when the Germans overran Belgium in the spring of 1940. She had been inspired to study nursing by Edith Cavell, the heroic British nurse who was executed in Brussels by a firing squad during World War I because she had helped British servicemen escape from German-occupied Belgium. Andree's father, Frederic, who had lived through that previous war, broke down…

Lilian Rolfe British spy in wireless operator, reported on German troop movements, took part in French Resistance missions. Executed at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. Female Hero, Female Soldier, Great Women, Amazing Women, Brave Women, Believe, Women In History, World War Two, Wwii

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..

Sophie Scholl was executed in 1943 for leading a non-violent student protest against the Nazis. Her final words still ring very true today. Mantra, Refugees, Badass Women, Interesting History, Faith In Humanity, Women In History, History Facts, Good People, Amazing People

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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.”

Sophie Scholl was executed in 1943 for leading a non-violent student protest against the Nazis. Her final words still ring very true today. Mantra, Refugees, Badass Women, Interesting History, Faith In Humanity, Women In History, History Facts, Good People, Amazing People

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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 and later for a division of the CIA. Her efforts included helping the French Women In History, World History, Virginia, Hero World, History Magazine, Female Hero, Portraits, Forever, Before Us

10 Famous Spies Who Changed The Course Of History

From exotic dancer and courtesan Mata Hari to brave double-agent James Amistead Lafayette, these spies made the world a different place.

Sophie Scholl was executed on this day in 1943 for leading the resistance against Hitler. She was 21 years old. These were her last words. Times New Roman, History Quotes, History Facts, Great Women, Amazing Women, Super Women, Smart Women, Hans Und Sophie Scholl, Brave

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 also known as "Princess Alice" and "The Other Washington Monument" Born on Tuesday, February 1884 - Died on Wednesday, February 1980 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Alice Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt Family, Historical Clothing, Historical Photos, American Presidents

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 High Society, Hans Scholl, Brave, Film Inspiration, Foto Art, Strong Women, Stay Strong, Women In History, Powerful Women

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

Huber drafted the last two leaflets

Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya was a Russian journalist, writer, and human rights activist known for her opposition to the Chechen conflict and President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Politkovskaya made her reputation reporting from Chechnya Anna Politkovskaya, Crime, Horrible Histories, Female Hero, Mystery Of History, Criminology, Vladimir Putin, Women In History, Human Rights

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.

Lieutenant Violette Szabó, George Cross, Croix de Guerre with Star, Médaille de la Résistance, was a renowned undercover secret agent for SOE (Special Operations Executive) in occupied France during the Second World War Women In History, World History, History Class, French Resistance, George Cross, Brave Women, Female Fighter, Great Women, Amazing Women

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

Read the essential details about Sophie Scholl that includes quotations and the main facts of her life. Biography of Sophie Scholl. GCSE Modern World History - Nazi Germany. A-level - Life in Nazi Germany, Women In History, World History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Hans Scholl, People Reading, Jolie Photo, Interesting History

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

Adjoa Marchelle Tranell website: Demi Lovato is of Mexican descent so she got more than the right to get her Hans Scholl, Von Stauffenberg, Brave, Good People, Amazing People, Inspiring People, You Just Realized, Fight Song, Female Hero

Sophie Scholl

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

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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

31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance - vintagetopia Good People, We The People, Amazing People, Hans Scholl, Europe Day, Book Burning, Brave Women, Female Hero, Political Art

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

Huber drafted the last two leaflets

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”, an undercover secret agent for the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Occupied France during World War Two. After completing two special missions, she was captured by the Germans and executed in 1945 ~ History Page, Women In History, World History, Beyonce, Brave, George Cross, 1940s, Interesting History, Before Us

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...