Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head. As she dies at 98, the extraordinary story of…


Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head. As she dies at 98, the extraordinary story of…

Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head. As she dies at 98, the extraordinary story of the real Charlotte Gray

9:30 AM on 9th August 2011

Resistance heroine: Nancy Wake (left) with Cate Blanchett (right) whose Charlotte Gray role was inspired by her exploits

Resistance heroine: Nancy Wake (left) with Cate Blanchett (right) whose Charlotte Gray role was inspired by her exploits

Film: Charlotte Gray starring Cate Blanchett was a fictional wartime heroine but events mirrored many of Nancy Wake

Film: Charlotte Gray starring Cate Blanchett was a fictional wartime heroine but events mirrored many of Nancy Wake”s exploits

Glamorous: Nancy Wake was the most famous member of the French Underground movement and delayed the 2nd SS Panzer Division heading towards Normandy by 16 days

Glamorous: Nancy Wake was the most famous member of the French Underground movement and delayed the 2nd SS Panzer Division heading towards Normandy by 16 days

Hero: Nancy Wake was known as

Hero: Nancy Wake was known as “The White Mouse” and saved the lives of hundreds of British airmen during WW2

Deadly: Nancy Wake killed Nazis with her bare hands

Deadly: Nancy Wake killed Nazis with her bare hands

Icon: For her role in the French resistance Nancy Wake became world famous, and led to Sebastian Faulks

Icon: For her role in the French resistance Nancy Wake became world famous, and led to Sebastian Faulks” novel