An Amelia Bloomer List Recommended TitleA VOYA Nonfiction Honor List SelectionNoor Inayat Khan was the first female radio operator sent into occupied France and transferred crucial messages Johtje Vos, a Dutch housewife, hid Jews in her home and repeatedly outsmarted the Gestapo Law student Hannie Schaft became involved in the most dangerous resistance work sabotage, weapons transference, and assassinations In these pages, young readers will meet these and many other similarly courageous women and girls who risked their lives to help defeat the Nazis Twenty six engaging and suspense filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, and the United States, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout historyAn overview of World War II and summaries of each countrys entrance and involvement in the war provide a framework for better understanding each womans unique circumstances, and resources for further learning follow each profile Women Heroes of World War II is an invaluable addition to any students or history buffs bookshelf