Nancy Wake

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Birthday
30, 1912
Birthplace
Wellington, New Zealand
Death Date
Aug 7, 2011 (98)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1912
Birthplace
Wellington, New Zealand
Death Date
Aug 7, 2011 (98)

About

British Agent who led the maquis groups of the French Resistance, and was one of the most decorated servicewomen of World War II.

Before Fame

She worked as a nurse before becoming a journalist and European correspondent in Vienna.

Trivia

She was the Gestapo's most wanted person, and she wrote a novel about her war experiences called The White Mouse.

Family Life

She married Henry Fiocca, who was executed by the Gestapo. She later remarried John Forward in 1957, and they remained married until his death in 1997.

Associated With

She worked as a journalist for William Randolph Hearst's newspapers.