Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The Special Operations Executive (SOE), also known as Churchill’s Secret Army or “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare”, was a British organization that operated during World War II to support local resistance movements and fight against the Axis...
The Princess Spy

The Princess Spy

16 June, 1943 Under a full moon, Noor Inayat Khan lands in occupied France to become the first female wireless operator to transmit vital information about German military operations to London. Noor Inayat Khan was not what one would expect of a British spy. She was a...
Nicola Pauline Marie Trahan

Nicola Pauline Marie Trahan

One of the last surviving female agents who served during WWII in the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) passed away recently. Nicola Pauline Marie Trahan parachuted into occupied France when she was only 17. Unlike other agents, notably Phyllis Latour, who...
Denise Bloch

Denise Bloch

January, 1943. French Resistance agent Denise Bloch, 26 years old, hikes through the Pyrenees on her way to Spain. Wearing a skirt and half-length coat, she makes the trek on foot, in sub-freezing cold, at high altitude. She is lucky; already she has narrowly evaded...