During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her.
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.
World War II : Unsung heroes of the French Resistance : Mother Elisabeth.
Audie Leon Murphy was the most highly decorated soldier in WWII. Through LIFE magazine's July 1945 issue, he became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war
Female Badasses in History: Josephine Baker (1906-1975)