First World War Women

Their war, their lives, their stories

Women's War - Spying & Dying for Belgium

Two brave women, Marthe Cnockaert & Gabrielle Petit spied for Belgium.  One survived, one was executed.  One was decorated by France, Belgium, Great Britain as well as the Germans! In this 20 minute audio presentation the Anglo-Belgian Society (February 17th, 2015) hears their remarkable stories. Click the Play arrow under the Belgian flag.

Marthe Cnockaert

Gabrielle Petit

Statue of a defiant

Gabreille Petit


Click the "pop out symbol" on the image below to view the presentation accompanying the talk.

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