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By Greg Elder
| October 27, 2016
During Virginia Hall’s time working for British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS), she regularly radioed back to headquarters to provide troop movements and other critical updates. (Photo by Photo courtesy of The Smithsonian)
President Harry Truman received a memorandum offering the opportunity to present the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) to Virginia Hall, May 12, 1945. She was the first civilian woman to win the award. (Photo by Photo courtesy of army.mil)