Categories Blogs The Daily: [Photo] Josephine Baker, Spy Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. Post author By Billy Ocean Post date January 25, 2011 No Comments on The Daily: [Photo] Josephine Baker, Spy During World War II, Josephine served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. The French Resistance was a group of individuals who helped to win the war against the German Nazis enemy with undercover work. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946. In 1961 she received the highest French honor, the Legion d’Honneur from French president Charles deGaulle. via ultimotango Tags charles degaulle, french resistance, josephine baker, legion d'honneur ← High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America → The Daily: [Quote] Cornel West, Addiction and Conviction Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.