Belated Honour for White Mouse

3 March 2004 – Nancy Wake, the most decorated female veteran of WW2, was made a Companion of the Order of Australia on March 3. Born in NZ and raised in Australia, Wake was a leading figure in the French Resistance – at one time topping the Gestapo’s most wanted list. She was given the code name White Mouse by the Germans, due to her remarkable ability to evade their capture.


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Tony Blakely Advocate for COVID Elimination

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