Heroines of WWII - the Unsung Female Heroes That Helped Defeat the Nazi's
Carina Cunzolo, the heroine of "Don Carina," is based on interviews I held with her youngest daughter.
While Carina stands as an anti-hero because of her many violent choices, she never the less did help many Jews escape Nazi capture using her smuggling operation during World War 2.
I will let the reader decide if Carina is a true hero within the violent world she was forced to make her decisions. However, there were no shortage of unquestionable female heroes that stood up to the evils perpitrated by the Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan.
Below is a small sampling of the heroines that helped to defeat the Nazi's and their allies. Click to learn more about each of these amazing women that risked their lives because they could not ignore their own humanity.