Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/10/2012

The spy who loved men: She was Churchill’s favourite spy, the inspiration for Bond’s lover in Casino Royale, and always had a knife strapped to her thigh

The beautiful young woman looked coolly around her as the steam train she was travelling on rattled through wartime Poland and armed guards moved from carriage to carriage, carrying out spot-checks on passengers.

No one observing her calm demeanour would have guessed the incriminating contents of the parcel beside her. Full of British propaganda leaflets designed to bolster the Polish spirit of resistance, its discovery would guarantee her execution by firing squad. for more click here
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