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  • WWII resistance heroine Nancy Wake dies

    August 8, 2011 | 10:31 am

    Nancy Wake, a New Zealand-born World War II heroine codenamed “The White Mouse” because of her ability to elude the Nazis, has died.

    Wake died in London on Aug. 7. She was 98.

    The resistance fighter, who grew up in Sydney, was Australia’s most decorated World War II...