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#1 MuseZack

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Posted 11 May 2003 - 07:28 AM

This article brings to light a lesser-known corner of WW2:  the amazing British female spies and their heroic work in Nazi occupied Europe:

http://news.independ...sp?story=405179
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#2 Kevin Street

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Posted 11 May 2003 - 07:50 AM

Thanks for the link, Zack. :) And thanks for "Twilight if the Idols," too! :D (Just saw it.)
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Posted 11 May 2003 - 01:03 PM

Thanks for the link. It was very intereting to read about Noor Inayat Khan and the like  :)
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Posted 11 May 2003 - 02:30 PM

Hey, somebody should write a screenplay about these women!  How about it, Zack...?
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#5 MuseZack

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Posted 11 May 2003 - 04:23 PM

Christopher, on May 11 2003, 12:17 PM, said:

Hey, somebody should write a screenplay about these women!  How about it, Zack...?
The wonderful but little-seen "Charlotte Gray" (starring the luminescent Cate Blanchett) beat me to the punch.   Check it out.

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#6 FlatlandDan

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Posted 12 May 2003 - 08:35 PM

What an interesting article.

To be honest, I didn't know about this before now.  I'll have to ask my history major friend to recommend a few books on the topic.

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#7 Rhea

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Posted 12 May 2003 - 09:42 PM

MuseZack, on May 11 2003, 07:10 AM, said:

Christopher, on May 11 2003, 12:17 PM, said:

Hey, somebody should write a screenplay about these women!  How about it, Zack...?
The wonderful but little-seen "Charlotte Gray" (starring the luminescent Cate Blanchett) beat me to the punch.   Check it out.

Zack
Oooh, I'll have to go looking for it.

Thanks for the link. I had no idea that they had been executed in Dachau. Nice to know Odette Hallows survived (not to mention amazing).
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