A Woman of No Importance By Sonia Purnell Reviewed by Geoffrey W. Sutton A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II A woman of no importance is more than just another spy story. Virginia Hall was a true hero who battled men’s prejudice against female warriors as she simultaneously took on the Nazi occupiers of France by organizing resistance fighters and sending vital intelligence to British and Amer ican intelligence planners in London during World a War II. Her contributions were recognized much later than were her male peers as cultures in the UK and USA gradually changed to appreciate women. Fortunately the book not only gives Virginia a voice but it educates us about the horrors of war and the importance of small hidden acts of courage that support the more visible efforts of armed forces. Virginia Hall's contribution to America does not end with World War II. She joined t
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