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In Honoured Memory

In Honoured Memory of:



Violette Szabo (Codename: Louise)



Lilian Rolfe (Codename: Nadine)



Denise Bloch (Codename: Ambroise)



All three of these women were Agents of The British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and all three were murdered on February 5th, 1945 at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp, by order of The Gestapo.



Violette Szabo was 23 years of age when she was murdered by cowardly uniformed SS thugs. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Etienne who was killed in action at The Battle of El Alamein. The death in combat of her husband spurred Violette, who was already a uniformed member of the ATS, (Auxilliary Territorail Service) to join the The SOE.



Violette's first mission behind German lines in France ended successfully, she had managed to re-establish a resistance network that had previously been dismantled by the Germans. The group she led actively sabotaged roa

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Added: Feb-5-2012 Occurred On: Feb-5-1945
By: Pizza-The-Hutt
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Tags: SOE, Gestapo, SS, Ravensbruck, war crimes,
Location: Ravensbrück, Brandenburg, Germany (load item map)
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