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During World War II, women secret agents of the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) infiltrated Nazi-occupied France and worked with the French Resistance in disrupting and destroying vital enemy operations in the lead-up to the Allied invasion of the continent. How did these women cross the cultural and military border to carry out their subversive and extremely dangerous missions and what price did they pay? Pat DelGiorno has participated in WWII studies at Cambridge and Oxford Universities, with extensive focus on the role of women in WWII. Join us for this compelling introduction to a too-often overlooked part of history