WorldCat Identities

Wake, Nancy 1912-2011

Overview
Works: 31 works in 101 publications in 4 languages and 1,944 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D802.F8, 940.53440924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Wake
The white mouse by Nancy Wake( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australienne vivant en France, N. Wake rentre dans la Résistance en 1940. C'est à Londres qu'elle reçoit la formation qui fait d'elle un agent secret en même temps qu'une spécialiste du sabotage. Parachutée en France, elle devient une figure de proue du maquis auvergnat
Nancy Wake codename, the White Mouse( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Australia's most highly decorated woman of World War II. Nancy revisits Europe and gives her own account of her wartime activities. She helped set up an escape route for allied servicemen in France before working with the French Resistance
Olive Weston : the heroic life of a World War II nurse by Peter Fenton( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queenslander Olive Weston was fifteen when she lied about her age and joined the American Army during World War II. Four years later, after working in many army hospitals and doing a stint in New Guinea, she was repatriated. Later married, her only child was disabled, and Olive set about improving conditions for the disabled
Olive Weston [the heroic life of a World War II nurse] by Peter Fenton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive Weston lied about her age and joined the US Army the moment war was declared in the Pacific. She had been training as a nurse so was sent to work in the 12th Station Hospital in Townsville. The smell of burning flesh, lice and maggots were all in a day's work for this young Aussie woman. After the war Olive married and had a disabled son. She fought with steely determination to make her son's life and the lives of others with disabilities, the very best they could be
Olive Weston the heroic life of a World War II nurse by Peter Fenton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Queenslander Olive Weston was fifteen when she lied about her age and joined the American Army during World War II. Four years later, after working in many army hospitals and doing a stint in New Guinea, she was repatriated. Later married, her only child was disabled, and Olive set about improving conditions for the disabled
The White Mouse by Nancy Wake( )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.00 for The White ... to 0.60 for Codename H ...)

Alternative Names
Fiocca, Nancy 1912-2011

Forward, Nancy Grace Augusta 1912-2011

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Nancy Wake : SOE's greatest heroineJe suis Australienne : remarkable women in France, 1880-1945Nancy Wake a biography of our greatest war heroineNancy Wake : the inspiring story of one of the war's greatest heroinesNancy Wake [a biography of our greatest war heroine]Nancy Wake