Noor Inayat Khan, AKA "Nora Baker" and "Madeleine" SOE agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent from Britain into occupied France to aid the French Resistance.
Noor Inayat Khan was a British agent during World War II. And she made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against fascism.
The incredible Nancy Wake. She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance. At one point she was most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis. They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them. she is fascinating!
World War II : Unsung heroes of the French Resistance : Mother Elisabeth.
John Withers, a black WW II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp - they were reunited decades later
Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died. My husband actually knew her. She owned the Dixie dog in Ponca City Oklahoma with her husband.