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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.

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.

Janina Forbertówna

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.

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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

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 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…

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.

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..

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..

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

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