Nancy Wake: The White Mouse Was The Gestapo’s Most Wanted
War heroine Nancy Wake dies
Resistance heroine Nancy Wake dies
Portrait Story: Nancy Wake
Farewell to the White Mouse
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake, was a secret agent during the Second World War. Living in Marseilles with her French industrialist husband when the war broke out, Wake slowly became enmeshed with French efforts against the Germans, and worked to get people out of France. Later she became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French Resistance and was one of the Allies' most decorated servicewomen.