Thursday, June 27, 2019

Sibyl Hathaway Vs. The Nazis

"During World War II, a 56-year-old British noblewoman stood up to Nazi occupiers on the tiny island of Sark"
In June 1940, German forces took the Channel Islands, a small British dependency off the coast of France. They expected the occupation to go easily, but they hadn't reckoned on the island of Sark, ruled by an iron-willed noblewoman with a disdain for Nazis. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll tell the story of Sibyl Hathaway and her indomitable stand against the Germans.