Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was one of the most notorious members of the French Resistance, working on numerous sabotage operations and organizing more than 700 Resistance members into a guerilla fighting force. She was the Gestapo's most wanted spy, with a five-million-franc bounty on her head, and she once killed an SS sentry with her bare hands to prevent him from raising an alarm. A true hero.

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was working on…

WWII US Medal of Freedom Recipient: The White Mouse, Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)

WWII US Medal of Freedom Recipient: The White Mouse, Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)

Nancy Wake - a British 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. By Wake was the Gestapo's most wanted person.

Nancy Wake: French Maquis, SOE operative, and all around Gestapo bane (once killed an SS officer with her bare hands), she was the most decorated Allied woman of WWII.

Nancy Wake: French Maquis, SOE operative, and all around Gestapo bane (once killed an SS officer with her bare hands), she was the most decorated Allied woman of WWII. History and WWII

Nancy Wake was the most famous member of the French Underground movement. She killed Nazis with her bare hands, jumped from trains, all while remaining unabashedly feminine. In one mini-battle, her car was strafed by German fighter planes but she crawled out of wreck, hanging onto her prized possessions: a jar of face cream, a packet of tea, and a satin cushion. She helped delay Nazis from arriving in Normandy by organizing local resistance groups of around 7,000 men.

Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head. As she dies at 98, the extraordinary story of the real Charlotte Gray

Nancy Wake was the most famous member of the French Underground movement. She killed Nazis with her bare hands, jumped from trains, all while remaining unabashedly feminine.

Nancy Wake on her decision to fight the Nazis: "I resolved there and then that if I ever had the chance I would do anything, however big or small, stupid or dangerous, to try and make things more difficult for their rotten party." Excerpt from her memoir. She is also featured in Women Heroes of WWII: www.amazon.com/...

Nancy Wake on her decision to fight the Nazis: "I resolved there and then that if I ever had the chance I would do anything, however big or small, stupid or dangerous, to try and make things more difficult for their rotten party." Excerpt from her memoir.

The incredible Nancy Wake.  She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance.  At one point she was #1 most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis.  They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them.  Read about her--she is fascinating!

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!

"She became a nurse, a journalist who interviewed Adolf Hitler, a wealthy French socialite, a British agent and a French resistance leader. She led 7,000 guerrilla fighters in battles against the Nazis in the northern Auvergne, just before the D-Day landings in 1944. On one occasion, she strangled an SS sentry with her bare hands." May the extraordinary Nancy Wake rest in peace.

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Oh Australia! "I told the government they could stick their medals where the monkey puts it nuts" - Resistance heroine who led men against the Nazis. Nancy Wake, the Second World War's most decorated woman, died at the age of 98 in

Nancy Wake was an Australian living in France when the country surrendered to the Germans in 1940, Ms Wake helped people escape to Spain before she fled to Britain in 1943 when the Gestapo came after her.    Trained there, she was parachuted back into France by the British to organise the resistance ahead of D-Day.

Nancy Wake was an Australian living in France when the country surrendered to…

Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue

Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue (Women of Action) by Kathryn J.

Nancy Wake most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. They code-named her 'The White Mouse' because of her ability to elude capture. When war broke out she was a young woman married to a wealthy Frenchman living a life of luxury in cosmopolitan Marseilles. She became a saboteur, organiser and Resistance fighter who led an army of 7,000 Maquis troops in guerrilla warfare to sabotage the Nazis. Legend. Absolutely love this story. She has a great sense of humour

Nancy Wake was the Allies' most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. Code-named 'The White Mouse', she led an army of Maquis troops in guerrilla warfare to sabotage the Nazis

Nancy Wake as a young woman and British special agent and member of the French resistance.

Nancy Wake as a young woman and British special agent and member of the French resistance.

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Nancy Wake (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011)    Ms Wake, who has died in London just before her 99th birthday, was a New Zealander brought up in Australia. She became a nurse, a journalist who interviewed Adolf Hitler, a wealthy French socialite, a British agent and a French resistance leader. She led 7,000 guerrilla fighters in battles against the Nazis in the northern Auvergne, just before the D-Day landings in 1944. On one occasion, she strangled an SS sentry with her bare hands. O...

RIP NANCY WAKE August 1912 – 7 August Ms Wake, who has died in London just before her birthday, was a New Zealander brought up in Australia. She became a nurse, a journalist who.

15 badass women of World War II, Nancy Wake, Allied spy helped POWs and others wanted by the Nazis to escape.

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

15 badass women -- spies, snipers, pilots, genius inventors, and more -- of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

A new Zealander born, 'White Mouse' Nancy Wake. We never recognised her world war 2 exploits   the Australians (where she lived for much of her youth) did.

FILE - In this March 2004 file photo, Australian spy and French resistance hero Nancy Wake displays her medal after she was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in London. Wake has died in Lo

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