Violette Szabo, spy

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Violette Reine Elizabeth Szabo (Bushell)

Birthplace: Hôpital Britannique, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Death: February 05, 1945 (23)
Ravensbrück concentration camp, Germany (torture and murder)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles George Bushell and Reine Blanche Bushell
Wife of Étienne Michel René Szabo
Mother of Private and Private
Sister of Private; Private and Private

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About Violette Szabo, spy

Violette Szabo was a World War II French-British secret agent.

Szabo was the second woman to be awarded the George Cross, bestowed posthumously on 17 December 1946. The Croix de Guerre was awarded by the French government in 1947 and the Médaille de la Résistance in 1973. As one of the SOE agents who died for the liberation of France, Ensign Szabo is listed on the Valençay SOE Memorial.

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Violette Szabo, spy's Timeline

June 26, 1921
Hôpital Britannique, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
February 5, 1945
Age 23
Ravensbrück concentration camp, Germany