She could easily have been one of the sassy songbirds who brightened up World War II. But this was the face of Nancy Wake, one of that conflict’s bravest underground fighters against the Germans in France — and certainly the most stylish.Belladonna. Deadly, and yet could grace Paladin's Girl Friday*:
A male comrade-in-arms in the French Resistance summed her up as: ‘The most feminine woman I know, until the fighting starts. And then she is like five men.’ She lived up to both parts of that compliment.
Et lux perpetua luceat eis. Amen.
* Maybe the best thing on Al Gore's Intarwebz, and completely SFW.