2 - The ‘White Lady’
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1988/01/01 Simple chapter DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-034869-8.50007-X
It was in Sered’ that I found out how the Frenchmen had come to Slovakia; how, in Sered’, they had found shelter not only with the Stoklasas but with other Slovak Resistance families in the town—the Štibránis, the Rambouseks, the áčos, the Zavadils. From Sered’, divided into new groups, the Frenchmen had been taken north into the mountains through all manner of obstacles and dangers, putting their lives at every step into the hands of their Slovak guides.From the people who sheltered them to the people who guided them—thus began the second stage of my quest. Among the many names I came across, one enigmatic name cropped up again and again as a byword for reckless courage: that of the woman courier known to the Slovak Resistance as the ‘White Lady’.
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