Yvonne Cormeau, born Beatrice Yvonne Biesterfeld on 18 December 1909, served the SOE as a wireless operator for the Wheelwright network under the code name Annette. She operated in southwestern France from August 1943 until the liberation of France in September 1944. Yvonne was an unusual SOE agent in that she was a mother.
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These articles about the brave women of WWII are always so inspirational – I love them and the magazine as a whole.
Another fantastic article of a courageous woman – really great stuff, as is the entire magazine. It’s a tribute to the team that puts it together every month.
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