Virginia Hall of UK's SOE

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Virginia Hall of UK's SOE

Post by South » 08 Apr 2019 07:14

https://www.dispatch.com/entertainmentl ... rld-war-ii

Per ... a short book review.

Summary at article's end: "Homeric tale ... ".



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Re: Virginia Hall of UK's SOE

Post by Gorque » 18 Apr 2019 14:29

I just heard about her in a newscast about her this a.m.

You've got to wonder of how a woman with a limp, prosthetic lower leg, was able to elude the Gestapo once they knew of her disability. Despite the prosthetic leg, she crossed into Spain by walking in snow for some 50 miles over three days across the Pyrenees. I'm foot-sore and tired after just a ten mile jaunt.

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Re: Virginia Hall of UK's SOE

Post by South » 18 Apr 2019 16:18

Good morning Gorque,

I can guess that much of her story had been "modified" prior to public release.

The Brit's SOE had a premier network. Names, methods, techniques and related still must be kept hidden from public view.


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