Spy Stories of WWII presented by Mary Cook
March 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm| $6.00
Incredible True Stories: How the OSS (now CIA) trained women to Spy during WWII. In London, Churchill recruited women to become saboteurs. Allen Dulles, OSS, operated in Switzerland as Asst. U.S Ambassador, and secretly recruited women. The collective efforts of women like Marie Fourcade and Lise de Baissac, worked with the French Resistance and saved thousands of lives. Nancy Bancroft and Wally Toscanini, became spies for Dulles. Marlene Dietrich and Josephine Baker passed information. Rose Valland outsmarted Hitler and Goring, to save thousands of priceless paintings. She helped the Monuments Men and after the War received the French Legion of Honor and U.S. Medal of Freedom for valor.
Mary F. Cook tells these fascinating true stories. She’s a member the International Foundation for Art Research and has lectured on the Nazi art thefts since 2000.
Tickets available at dfla.org | Questions please call 480-488-2286.
Cost: $6.00 – All proceeds benefit the Library