Nancy Wake, an Australian, who joined the French resistance during World War II after working as a journalist in Paris, 3rd February 1951. Known to the Gestapo by the code-name 'The White Mouse', she was eventually forced to escape to Britain, where she was trained as a spy and parachuted back into France. For the remainder of the war, her job was to distribute weapons among resistance fighters hiding in the mountains. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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February 03, 1951
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