TIL of Nancy Wake who ran away from home at 16 with just £200. Her husband was executed by the German and she worked as a nurse, a journalist, a courier & finally a spy for the UK. She is responsible for destroying the Gestapo HQ & was awarded medals by the US, UK, France, among others post-WW2.
Submitted April 29, 2020 at 01:40PM by MarineKingPrime_
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