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Janine de Greef, Belgian who helped smuggle downed Allied airmen to safety, dies at 95

Janine de Greef was a 14-year-old Belgian schoolgirl when the Nazis invaded her country in May 1940. With her youth proving an effective cover, she became at 16 a member of the Belgian resistance, helping smuggle hundreds of downed Allied airmen, mostly British but including 108 Americans, south through Nazi-occupied France to neutral Spain. ( More...

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canuck44 4
Heroism of youth. Wonderful she survived when many did not. It would be wonderful if there was a database of the many men she drescued epecially the 108 US flyers. RIP brave lady.
Toby Sharp 2
What an amazing brave young woman. A true Hero. RIP brave lady.


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