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Virginia Hall
Updated: 7/15/2018
Virginia Hall
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  • Virginia Hall was born on April 6,1906 in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • She grew up and went to college in Maryland. She wanted to workin foreign services.
  • She was involved in the war by being a spy for the allies, she served overseas, she was a ambulance driver for the French army. Worked as an undercover journalist for the British.
  • One of the challenges that she faced was not having a left leg. She lost her leg on a hunting trip when she accidently shot herself in the leg. People called her the Limping Lady.
  • In May 1940 when the Nazis invaded France, she managed to escape to England. She was awarded the honorary ‘Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). She aided in training places of the resistance forces in conducting guerrilla war against the Germans.
  • Virginia passed away on July 8th, 1982 in Rockville,Maryland.
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