1. Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
2. Susan Travers
3. Krystyna Skarbek
Krystyna Skarbek was a Polish agent who served with the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during World War II. A successful and influential agent, Skarbek convinced the SOE to recruit more women agents in Nazi-occupied countries. Krystyna Skarbek was renowned for her bravery and played a key role in securing the release of fellow agents Xan Fielding and Francis Cammaerts from a German prison a few hours before their supposed execution.
4. Nancy Wake
Nancy Wake was a journalist and nurse who became part of the French Resistance when the Nazis invaded France during the Second World War. She later escaped to the United Kingdom and joined the Special Operations Executive (SOE) where she received paratrooper and weapons training. She then returned to France and continued fighting the Nazis. She was the recipient of several prestigious awards like the George Medal from the UK and the Medal of Freedom