Sporting Champion, Feminist Icon, Nazi Spy? The Extraordinary Life of Violette Morris

She broke numerous athletics records, chose to have a mastectomy to help her fit into a motor car better and had love affairs with the likes of Josephine Baker. Now a new book wants to set the record straight on the woman accused of betraying the French Resistance

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It was a dreary gray morning. April 26, 1944. The fancy Citro n car was cruising along a country road in Normandy when the engine suddenly spluttered and came to a halt. Unbeknownst to the occupants of the...