1. During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946. In 1961 she received the highest French honor, the Legion d’Honneur awarded by then President Charles de Gaulle.
Our loss, U.S.A….

    During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946. In 1961 she received the highest French honor, the Legion d’Honneur awarded by then President Charles de Gaulle.

    Our loss, U.S.A….

     
    1. themidnightrulesarebreakin reblogged this from pennsylvaniapastoral
    2. withoutstyleorgrace reblogged this from amuzed1
    3. pennsylvaniapastoral reblogged this from chances-of-indigo
    4. celestialtapir reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    5. jvdgoot reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    6. sugarnarsenic reblogged this from timeywimeyisonmyside
    7. agrissas reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    8. dosasandhamburgers reblogged this from unironicallyardentnerd
    9. magicatmungos reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    10. gracefulwraith reblogged this from jaythenerdkid and added:
      Josephine Baker wiki page: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_BakerBecause she is a bad ass and everyone should...
    11. beyonsame reblogged this from bigbagofdicks
    12. chances-of-indigo reblogged this from quidsquid
    13. hystericalandnaked reblogged this from bigbagofdicks
    14. bloodmango reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    15. timeywimeyisonmyside reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    16. quidsquid reblogged this from captainkerrfluffle
    17. f0xh0l3 reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    18. jackdarcy reblogged this from bigbagofdicks
    19. captainkerrfluffle reblogged this from unironicallyardentnerd
    20. unironicallyardentnerd reblogged this from thedoctorlovespotter
    21. rock--n-roll reblogged this from bigbagofdicks
    22. bigbagofdicks reblogged this from jaythenerdkid
    23. jaythenerdkid reblogged this from verdanthandshake