Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Poppy, Sep 2, 2004.
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Happy 92nd Birthday to Nancy Wake of the SOE
From all FANYs everywhere
A very brave woman. Does she still live in that hotel in London?
Star and Garter Home in Richmond
Nancy Wake - The White Mouse
Bloody Hell , Some Woman!
Remember seeing some documentary about SOE agents earlier this year, and they interviewed this very nice Canadian Grandmother, surrounded by dogs , grandchildren and a nice Granny type house etc.
Very softly spoken, but good grief!
"Oh I never spoken about those times at all , it was war, and we just did what we were trained to do, , but I wouldn't mind seeing some of my old friends again" , in between descriptions of her in shootouts with Germans, and being badly wounded, but still getting her badly wounded male colleague away by stealing a car after another shootout and crashing a checkpoint etc.
Even her Daughter sat there goggle eyed, I think it was the first time she'd ever heard the story too.
Incredible women, I don't think we can ever honour them enough.
what an amazing woman. thanks for the link
Visited the Star and Garter while receiving freedom of the city. Amazing place, and a lot of them have phenomenal stories. Follow this link to make donations.
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