Sunday, September 19, 2010

Eileen Nearne, WW2 Spy, Dead at 89

"Eileen Nearne, who has died aged 89, was a member of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) and recruited into the Special Operations Executive (SOE); parachuted into France, she was captured, then interrogated and tortured by the Gestapo. " From the Telegraph, September 17 2010
From the Guardian: Lonely Death of a Wartime Heroine and The spy who we loved: Eileen Nearne was cherished says niece

Trust the Daily Mail to take the most melodramatic angle.

From the Sunday Independent

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