World War II spy shares tales of work behind enemy lines
Marthe Cohn, a French Jewish woman who spied in Germany during World War II, recounts the loss of her sister to the Auschwitz concentration camp during a Holocaust lecture held at the atriium of the Hampton Inn and Suites, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Vacaville. (Steve Reczkowski/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — In vivid detail, Marthe Cohn, 94, recalled her work as a spy for the French Army in World War II.
Cohn, who is Jewish, crossed into Germany to gather intelligence.
She spoke on Sunday to about 100 people at an event sponsored by Chabad, a Vacaville-based Jewish community. It’s the sixth time Chabad has held a community presentation on the Holocaust, said Chaim Zaklos, rabbi of Chabad. Continue Reading