11/06/2024
Norwich, GB 11 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

JEAN ARGLES, aged 97

She worked as an SOE operative, running agents throughout the war and deciphering codes, as her sister worked with Bletchley Park and her father was in a POW camp.

Rosanna Banti (courtesy The Telegraph)

ROSSANA BANTI, aged 96

Red in name, red in dress, red in politics, Rossana was one of the “Terrible Girls of Rome”, in the Italian Resistance during the war. Later she was part of the SOE – code number 007. In later life she was a television producer.