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Born on 6 April 1906 in Baltimore, Maryland to Virginia Hammel and Edwin Lee Hall, the life of Virginia Hall Gollot is far from fiction.
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Lise de Baissac, the third of three children of a French family in Mauritius of British nationality, was born on 11 May 1905. The family moved to Paris in 1919.
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Born in Amiens, France on 28 April 1912, Odette Marie Celine Brailly lost her father, when she was only six. Her father, Gaston Brailly was killed in Verdun.
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Born in or near Warsaw in Poland on 1 May 1908, the daughter of a wealthy assimilated Jewish family, subsequently became famous as Christine Ganville.
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Born on 28 October 1892, in Westrozebeke, a remote village in the Belgian province of West Flanders, Marthe Mathilde Cnockaert was one of five children of Felix
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Better known by her alias Mata Hari, Margaretha Zelle was one of the most interesting women of her time, with one of the most intriguing story lines.