Foreign News: In Which We Serve

In London last week a troubled little orphan, the daughter of one of Britain's war heroines, whiled away the lonely hours wondering why her mother did not come back. In Ravensbruck, a group of hangdog Nazis were awaiting trial for her mother's murder.

Little Tania Szabo's father had been an officer in the French Foreign Legion. He was killed at the battle of El Alamein. To avenge him, his English wife, strikingly beautiful Violetta Szabo, 24, entered the British service, undertook the most dangerous missions. Three times she parachuted into occupied France to spy...

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