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Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II. Nancy Wake was born in New Zealand but her family moved to Australia when she was 2 Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”
Violette Szabo was an undercover secret agent for the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Occupied France during World War Two. After completing two special missions, she was captured by the Germans and executed in 1945. This is her incredible story. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 21st July 2015

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)
Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944) Moina Belle Michael was an American teacher who had the idea to create an emblem of Remembrance using the red Flanders poppy. Read More
Posted on: Monday 29th June 2015

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier
Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier - Private Cathay Williams was the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. On November 15, 1866 she enlisted in the Army as a man. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century
Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 17th June 2015

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)
Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) "Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. Read More
Posted on: Monday 15th June 2015

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights. Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights.  Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)
Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights but she remained an underrated leader of the suffrage movement (campaign for women to have the vote). She encouraged her politician husband Henry Fawcett to carry on with his work after he was blinded in an accident. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015
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