FUN FACT #4
A lifelong rebel against France’s deeply conservative, patriarchal society, Fourcade managed to convince hundreds of male agents, many of them ex-military officers “not known for their feminism,” to accept her as their chef. “She was young and very beautiful, but there was an unmistakable aura of authority around her,” one of them said after the war.
By Source: https://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/images/ww2-102.jpg
Collection: https://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/#germany, Public Domain, Link
Fun facts taken from Madame Fourcade’s Secret War, on sale now.