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World War Two heroine’s George Cross could fetch £300k

She was called “the bravest of us all”.

Violette Reine Elizabeth Szabo was born in France, but during Second World War she became a member of Special Operations Executive -a Britsh organization who send special agents and saboteurs to foreign countries, occupied by the Nazis. Szabo was one of those agents. She was send by the SOE to occupied France.

She was an excellent agent, but unfortunately she was caught by the German army and executed in the concentration camp for women: Ravensbrück.
After the war Violette Szabo was awarded posthumously with the George Cross for her merites.

Her daughter has to sell this medal, because of her own bad financial situation.

Read more about this special agent and the sell by her daughter:

Violette Szabo

The medals of Violette Szabo