Start date: Oct 12, 1428
End date: May 08, 1429
Born: Aug 30, 1912 · Wellington, New Zealand
Died: Aug 07, 2011 · London, England
Spouse: Henri Fiocca · John Forward
Movies: Nancy Wake Codename: The White Mouse
Awards: George Medal · Croix de guerre 1939–1945 · Presidential Medal of Freedom (1949)
Education: North Sydney Girls High SchoolHighlights
- 1940: After the fall of France in 1940, she became a courier for the French Resistance and later joined the escape network of Captain Ian Garrow.
- 1956: In 1956, Australian author Russell Braddon wrote Nancy Wake: The Story of a Very Brave Woman (ISBN 978 0 7524 5485 6).
- 1957: She resigned in 1957 after marrying a RAF officer, John Forward, in December of that year.
- 1985: In 1985, Wake published her autobiography, The White Mouse.
- 1987: An Australian television mini-series was released in 1987 entitled, Nancy Wake, based on the 1956 biography by Russell Braddon.
- 1997: After 40 years of marriage, her husband John Forward died at Port Macquarie on 19 August 1997.
First episode: Apr 29, 1961
Episode duration: 90 minutes
Creator: Edgar Scherick
Theme song: ABC’s Wide World of Sports Theme song
Producer: Roone Arledge
Awards: Peabody Award · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement In Sports Programming · Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special · Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology
Start date: Apr 29, 1992
End date: May 04, 1992