At first glance at a vintage photo of her, she seems to be a movie star from another era.
Nancy Wake and her Australian vitality charmed the heir to a giant French shipping fortune into marrying her. She was set to live a life of champagne on the Riviera, when the Nazis moved into France.
"I was a young girl full of the joys of spring," she once told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. during a book signing. "I'm irrepressible, I'm boisterous and I love it all."
She used that irrepressible...Full Story