Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake

SOE's Greatest Heroine

Book - 2009
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Nancy Wake is one of the true heroines of the Second World War. Born in New Zealand, she was living in Marseille and was married to Frenchman Henri Fiocca when the Germans invaded. This book tells the extraordinary wartime story of this exceptional woman.
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780752454856
0752454854
Characteristics: 287 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 20 cm

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Oct 07, 2019

Nancy Wake is one of the true heroines who risked her life thousands of times to save people from the Nazi's, she was Australian and could have left before the war started and not done a thing to lift a finger. She lost her husband and her fortune helping people survive and lost many compatriots. She was clever, resourceful and so astonishingly brave. People should read these memoirs instead of historical fiction, you will never read a mystery or fictional account more interesting than this.

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