Denise Bloch had experience in the French Resistance when she turned up in London. Despite the fact that she was a Jew & warned that the Gestapo probably knew who she was, Bloch returned France to undermine the German occupation. trained to collect, code, & transmit information, but with orders, as well, to cut the railway & telephone lines just before the U.S. troop invasion on D-Day. fulfilling her mission threw the Germans into great confusion while under massive unexpected attack.
Janina Forbertówna was a Polish resistance fighter who took part in the Warsaw Uprising against Nazi occupation in 1944. Using the codename 'Jasia' she worked as a liaison officer in the communist partisan Armia Ludowa, or 'People's Army'. What became of her after the failed uprising is unknown.
Abertay University probes mystery of Nurse Maule's suitcase
Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW
Violette Reine Elizabeth Bushell Szabo, GC, (1921–1945) was a World War II French-British secret agent. She was brought to Gestapo headquarters at 84 Avenue Foch for interrogation and torture. In Aug1944, she was moved to Ravensbrück concentration camp, where over 92,000 women died. There, she endured hard labour and malnutrition, she managed to help save the life of courier Hortense Clews. She was executed on or about 5Feb1945 and her body disposed of in the crematorium. She was 23 years…
Violette Szabo joined a British Paratrooper unit in 1943. She was sent to France, where she was apprehended by the SS. She was brought to Ravensbrück in August 1944. Violette was executed by firing squad along with other British agents in January 1945 at Ravensbruk..