October 09, 2011

Freddy Cardozo

An obit for RF Section agent Freddy Cardozo, who died on Friday. His 'Benjoin' circuit worked with Emile Coulaudon, the same resistance leader Nancy Wake's 'Freelance' team helped to support (see post below):

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/special-forces-obituaries/8816848/Frederick-Cardozo.html

August 08, 2011

Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake, one of the last of F Section's women agents, has died at the age of 98.

Obits:

The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/08/nancy-wake-obituary?INTCMP=SRCH

Daily Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/special-forces-obituaries/8689765/Nancy-Wake.html

The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/ww2-resistance-hero-nancy-wake-dies-2333763.html

Radio 4's Last Word programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0132pv1#synopsis

July 13, 2011

Tom Gehrels

Anton (Tom) Gehrels was a Dutch section agent sent on two brief missions in March and April 1945, before moving to Force 136. He included some reflections on his wartime experiences in On The Glassy Sea, published in 2007. A brief obit is here.