Explore Nancy Wake, Nancy Oil, and more!

Explore related topics

During the violent months preceding the liberation of Paris, Wake killed a German guard with a single karate chop to the neck, executed a women who had been spying for the Germans, shot her way out of roadblocks and biked 70 hours through perilous Nazi checkpoints to deliver radio codes for the Allies. And she was a New Zealander.  In spite of Hitler she lives to be 98.

During the violent months preceding the liberation of Paris, Wake killed a German guard with a single karate chop to the neck, executed a women who had been spying for the Germans, shot her way out of roadblocks and biked 70 hours through perilous Nazi checkpoints to deliver radio codes for the Allies. And she was a New Zealander. In spite of Hitler she lives to be 98.

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

A great woman…

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. There is no record of how he was punished.

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. There is no record of how he was punished.

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

Claus von Stauffenberg who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save the destruction of Germany from Hitler.

Claus von Stauffenberg who was behind the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was executed and deemed a traitor until later years when Germans build a memorial to him and the others behind the attempt to save the destruction of Germany from Hitler.

Jack & Ina Polak exchanged love letters in a nazi concentration camp.. They've been together 60 years.

Love at First Sight, Transcending Nazi Internment

Jack & Ina Polak exchanged love letters in a nazi concentration camp.. They've been together 60 years.

Pinterest
Search