Vera Leigh

Vera Leigh (born Vera Glass on 17 March 1903 in Leeds, England - died 6 July 1944 in Natzweiler-Struthof) was a British spy during World War II who assisted the French Resistance. In 1944 she was captured by the Germans and executed.

Read more about Vera Leigh:  Early Life, French Resistance, Spying, Capture and Execution

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Vera Leigh - Capture and Execution
... On 30 October, Leigh was arrested at a café near the Place des Ternes and taken to Fresnes prison ... On 13 May 1944, Leigh was taken from Fresnes prison to 84 Avenue Foch, the Paris headquarters of the Sicherheitsdienst ... On 6 July 1944, Leigh, Diana Rowden, Andrée Borrel, and Sonya Olschanezky were taken to the concentration camp at Natzweiler ...
Sonya Olschanezky
... Odette Sansom, Diana Rowden, Andrée Borrel and Vera Leigh, to Nazi Germany. 1944, Sonya along with Diana Rowden, Andrée Borrel and Vera Leigh, were taken to the concentration camp at Natzweiler ... Drancy Victims Andrée Borrel Per Jacobsen Vera Leigh Tor Njaa Sonya Olschanezky Marcel Pourchier Diana Rowden Perpetrators Otto Abetz Ernst Achenbach Horst ...
Entertainment Weekly - Typical Content and Frequency - Specialty Issues
... Larry Flynt Joel Coen - Fargo Scott Hicks - Shine Mike Leigh - Secrets and Lies Anthony Minghella - The English Patient -- Jane Campion - The Portrait of A Lady Barbra Streisand - The Mirror has Two ... Russell - Three Kings Mike Leigh - Topsy Turvy Spike Jonze - Being John Malkovich Paul Thomas Anderson - Magnolia Neil Jordan - The End of The Affair Frank Darabont - The Green ... Sandino Moreno - Maria Full of Grace Imelda Staunton - Vera Drake Hilary Swank - Million Dollar Baby Kate Winslet - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind -- Julia Roberts - Closer Uma Thurman - Kill Bill Volume 2 ...

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    Every single night I’m nervous.
    —Vivien Leigh (1913–1967)

    Life’s like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it’s the ninth inning.
    Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Vera (Ann Savage)