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Josephine Baker broke various color barriers, is a feminist icon, advocated for civil rights, and rose to be the most famous woman in France throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Josephine Baker’s role in the French Resistance has received comparably little attention to her dances in “banana-skirts,” film appearances, and vaudeville routines. But she was able to use her star power to gain access to Axis secrets during the Second World War. While she is a remarkable woman, her time as a French spy is truly fascinating.