Journalist and member of the anti-Nazi resistance.
A spy and member of the United States Army. During Operation Sauerkraut in 1944, she tried to infiltrate Hitler's army through German prisoners captured in Italy, where she was deployed. For her bravery, she was awarded one of the most important American military honors - the Bronze Star.
The illustrated project Czech Heroines was inspired by the centenary of voting rights for Czech women and the 200th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Czech writer Božena Němcová. It is a joint project by the Czech Centres, the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia and Radio Prague International.