Nancy Wake

1912-2011 (Age 98)


Trained 7,000 preparing for Normandy invasion The Gestapo called her "The White Mouse" for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, 98, who died of an infection Aug. 7 Sunday in London, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied...

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what an amazing woman.RIP Nancy

She inspired me

Dear Nancy,

I am sorry to have missed you. As you inspire me and helped many in need during dark times,I wanted to return a gift more precious than any medal.
I had a son,William. And as you suffered and lost family,I wanted my son to have you as his Nana to repay your loss. It is Kiwi custom also,atawhai.

You are with your partner now,RIP Nana Wake. Love you always. Piripi.

I kinda like her acomplishments

Nancy was a genuine heroine. A woman who, having seen first hand the horrors that the Nazis were inflicting on Jewish people - she saw Jews who had done nothing wrong, tied to a wheel and being whipped - vowed then and there that she would do everything in her power, big or small, to help fight Hitler and his rotten party.

If ever anybody lived to honour their vow, it was Nancy. Time and time again she risked her own life in order to help allied soldiers, or those who asked for it,...

Condolences to the family and friends of Nancy Wake. In God's word, the Bible, he says that one day soon man will not learn war anymore - Isaiah 2:4 What a glorious prospect for all mankind to live in peace and harmony together on earth forever!

Nancy Wake you were a true hero in every sense of the word. Would have loved to have met you. Merci for everything you did in your lifetime so that my family and I could enjoy freedom. Viva le Nancy.

The bravest of women, her courage an inspiration to everyone.
Dorothy Prevot (Sorrento, Victoria)