Meet Victoria Cross...


To the uninitiated, Victoria might have looked as though she'd dressed in a hurry. In occupied France however, three undone sleeve buttons meant "Café avec trois sucre s'il vous plaît..."



Miss Victoria Cross, SOE agent. A master (or indeed mistress) of disguise, Ms Cross resigned from her post as the librarian of Little Hope (there was only so much you could do with six books) in early 1941 and headed for 64 Baker Street. Although Churchill's habit of referring to her as 'That funny fellow, Bunny' was a bit annoying, it did prove that the young pilot officer with the nomadic moustache didn't stand out too much at Church Parade...


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