Hall, Virginia

Date of birth:
April 6th, 1906 (Baltimore/Maryland, United States)
Date of death:
July 14th, 1982 (Washington D.C., United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
American Spy
Unit:
Special Operations Executive (SOE), War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
July 1943
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
American spy
Unit:
Special Operations, Office of Strategic Services (OSS)
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1945
Action:
Synopsis:
"For extraordinary heroism in action as a civilian intelligence officer with the Office of Strategic Services. With utter disregard for her safety and continually at the risk of capture, torture, and death, she directed the Resistance Forces with extraordinary success in acts of sabotage and guerrilla warfare against enemy troops, installations and communications. Miss Hall displayed rare courage, perseverance and ingenuity; her efforts contributed materially to the successful operations of the Resistance Forces in support of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in the liberation of France."
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)

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