Phil Goff honours Nancy Wake
8 August 2011
honours Nancy Wake
Labour Leader Phil Goff today paid
tribute to New Zealand born World War II heroine Nancy Wake
who died yesterday.
“Nancy Wake codenamed the White
Mouse was once the Gestapo’s most wanted person for her
work in helping to set up escape routes in France that saved
the lives of thousands of allied servicemen during the
war,” Phil Goff said.
“Her story is one of remarkable
bravery, courage and leadership. She put her own life at
risk at save the lives of others.
“The story of Nancy
Wake is an inspiring one. While she left New Zealand has a
young child we can proud that she always regarded herself as
a New Zealander,” Phil Goff
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