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'They Shoot Spies - the untold story of the first female agents' a talk by Dr Viv Newman

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Dr Viv Newman will give a talk on the untold story of the first female agents.   Dr Newman’s lecture looks at female spies, from  Aphra Benn, a 17th century British poet, author and playwright, who was recruited as a political spy by King Charles II to Marthe Cnockhaert, a young Belgian nurse of the  First World War.   Marthe spied on Germans …


Cancelled....... "They Shoot Spies - the untold story of the first female agents" by Dr Viv Newman

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In 2004, Dr Viv Newman was awarded a PhD for her thesis "Songs of Wartime Lives: Women's Poetry of the First World War" at Essex University. She was selected by the BBC for their "Expert Women" training and speaks widely about women in WW1 on local radio and at national and international conferences. Her talk "They Shoot Spies - the untold story o…