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Nancy Wake

Russell Braddon

Nancy Wake

the story of a very brave woman

by Russell Braddon

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by White Lion Publishers in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Wake, Nancy, 1912-,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography.,
    • Guerrillas -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRussell Braddon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD802.F8 B69 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4593226M
      ISBN 10085617436X
      LC Control Number77355558
      OCLC/WorldCa2856872

      Nancy Grace Augusta Wake, (“The White Mouse”), New Zealand-born intelligence agent (born Aug. 30, , Wellington, N.Z.—died Aug. 7, , London, Eng.), outwitted the German Gestapo for years and fought fiercely as a saboteur and spy for the French Resistance, ultimately becoming World War II’s. Aug 07,  · "Nancy Wake was a woman of exceptional courage and resourcefulness whose daring exploits saved the lives of hundreds of Allied personnel and .

      Feb 16,  · Peter FitzSimons wrote a book about her, “Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine.” Afterward, he said, “We both came to the . Mar 07,  · Nancy Wake tells the true story of Australia's greatest war heroine - the woman the Gestapo dubbed the 'White Mouse'. This miniseries event begins in 6/10(2).

      Nancy Wake was the Allies' most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. Code-named 'The White Mouse', she led an army of 7, Maquis troops in guerrilla warfare to sabotage the Nazis. Nancy Wake was born in New Zealand but her family moved to Australia when she was 2. She spent her childhood in Sydney and after her studies she traveled to Europe where she worked as a journalist. In Nancy married French industrialist Henri Fiocca who was killed during the War.


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Nancy Grace Augusta Wake, AC, GM (30 August – 7 August ) (also known as Nancy Fiocca) worked for the Pat O'Leary escape line and the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in France for the Allies during World War maisonneuve-group.com official historian of the SOE, M.R.D.

Foot, said that "her irrepressible, infectious, high spirits were a joy to everyone who worked with her."Battles/wars: Second World War. Nancy Wake was the most decorated women from World War II. FitzSimons’ well-paced and compelling biography is well-documented. FitzSimons drew his research from earlier biographies such as Russell Braddon’s “Nancy Wake: the Story of a Very Brave Woman” published in and Wake’s autobiography “The White Mouse” published in /5.

Jan 01,  · Nancy Wake was tough and resourceful yet very feminine, and this book gives a view of this fantastic lady, her love for her husband and dogs,and the grand lifestyle she gave up to fight. (On a purely girly A true-life account of SOE Nancy Wake, aka The White Mouse/5.

Apr 24,  · Before I offer my assessment of this amazing book, I would make one comment that does not in any way reflect upon Nancy Wake. The front cover proclaims Nancy as "SOE's Greatest Heroine." I would take issue with that statement. I am not sure that people of such character and stature should be graded as if competitors/5(74).

Mar 24,  · I picked Nancy Wake’s biography by Peter FitzSimons Nancy Wake book it was a good choice. The biography is very well written. It was a fast and enjoyable read.

Nancy Wake’s recounting of her experience in Europe during the rise of Nazism reminded me of the Humphrey Bogart movie “Casablanca” with everyone in fear, despair, and hopelessness as /5().

Check out this great listen on maisonneuve-group.com In the early s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris. By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a naive, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a horrific scene of.

Dec 18,  · BOOK REVIEW. While my consumption of non-fiction titles has slowly increased, travel memoirs are what I am generally attracted to. Biographies have rarely sparked my interest, but this story of ‘our greatest war heroine Nancy Wake’ penned by Australia’s best selling non-fiction author Peter FitzSimons, that I stumbled across while browsing my library catalogue proved the exception.4/4.

Anne of Green Gables is a book (well, first of several) about a young girl who goes to live with another family and ends up on a lot of adventures. Nancy loved this book and Anne of the Island, and took them with her wherever she went. ↩ Skipping over a LOT of her story here.

In the early s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris. By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a naïve, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a horrific scene of Nazi violence in a Viennese street.

The gripping true story of the woman who became the Gestapo's most wanted spy In the early s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris.

By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a na&#;ve, young journalist, Nancy Wake 5/5(2). Dans la guerre implacable qu'elle mena contre l'occupant, Nancy Wake, l'Australienne de Sydney, s'est révélée femme de c ur autant que femme d'action.

Révulsée par le nazisme qu'elle va observer sur place à Vienne et Berlin, Nancy Wake choisit dès septembre. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for White Mouse by Nancy Wake Paperback Book at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(3). Dec 17,  · Nancy Wake By Russell Branddon This was an interesting book about an even more interesting woman.

I don’t think Nancy’s life was given justice in the writing style chosen by the author to share it. Nancy Wake was a remarkable woman who chose to face her fears head-on. Mar 28,  · movie on nancy wake. Nancy Wake This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.

Nancy Wake (–) was someone you don’t ever forget. Her personality, exploits, and courage will stick with you long after reading this book.

The bibliography is a short one. The author didn’t need a whole lot of reference material because several books on her biography were already in print, Nancy’s memoirs were published in [ ]. Nancy Wake, nicknamed 'the white mouse' for her ability to evade capture, tells her own story.

As the Gestapo's most wanted person, and one of the most highly decorated servicewomen of the war, it's a story worth maisonneuve-group.com living and working in Paris in the 's, Nancy married a Brand: Pan Macmillan Australia.

Oct 01,  · ‎The gripping true story of the woman who became the Gestapo's most wanted spy In the early s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris.

By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a naïve, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a h /5(86).

View the profiles of people named Nancy Wake. Join Facebook to connect with Nancy Wake and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. Aug 08,  · She was known as the White Mouse for her uncanny ability to run rings around the Gestapo in occupied France, in spite of a 5m franc price on.

The number one bestselling biography of Australia's greatest war heroine - over 84, copies sold in its first two formats. In the early s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris.

By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a naïve, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a horrific scene of Nazi violence in a Viennese street.5/5(2).Check out this great listen on maisonneuve-group.com "Of all the variously talented women SOE sent to France, Nancy Wake was perhaps the most formidable." - Sebastian Faulks This is the incredible true story of the greatest spy you’ve never heard of - as told to the author by the woman hers.Nancy Grace Augusta Wake was a ‘Special Operations Executive’ agent of the British at the time of the ‘Second World War’.

This biography profiles her childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline.