The Lady Was A Spy: Female Operatives in World War II

Throughout World War II, a group of fearless and committed patriots risked their lives to achieve victory in Europe. They were the women of Britain’s SOE (Special Operations Executive) and the United States’ OSS. Women such as Virginia Hall, considered America’s greatest female spy, and Christine Granville, Churchill’s favorite spy, were crucial to the war effort, yet their stories as well as others’ have only recently been revealed. “The Lady Was a Spy” focuses on the lives and experiences of these brave women, many of whom died in completing their missions, to highlight their unconventional contributions to victory in World War II.