The Journey Of Nancy Wake

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Nancy Wake started working with the resistance in 1940 when France was invaded by Germany. She started driving an ambulance that her husband, Henri, acquired, to help the French. She became a messenger for the Resistance and helped crashed pilots escape to Spain once she found them. She would bring food to underground groups of refugees (Bayer). She was the Gestapo’s most wanted person “with a five million-franc bounty on her head” (Bayer) since she was amazing at evading capture. She had to flee to England since the Resistance was betrayed and she was in peril (Simkin). In England, Wake joined the SOE or Special Operations Executive and began training to be a
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