Posts tagged: Harry Rée

R is for Harry Rée

Another hero of the Second World War this week in the pacifist turned Special Operations Executive spy, Harry Rée.

Rée was born in Manchester in 1914, the son of Dr. Alfred Rée, an industrial chemist from a Danish Jewish family, and American-born Lavinia Elisabeth Dimmick, the great-granddaughter of chemist and industrialist Eleuthère Irénée du Pont. Read more ›››