Axis Sally

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Axis Sally

[Mildred Elizabeth Sisk, (1900–) or Rita Louise Zucca, (1912–)] Nazi broadcaster who urged American withdrawal from WWII. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 449]
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One of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio announcer named Mildred Gillars (1900-1988), better known to American GIs as "Axis Sally.
Axis Sally was the Allied soldiers' name for Mildred Gillars, a pro-Nazi American actress with a sultry voice.
Annoyed that she kept referring to "we Americans" and "us Americans," Capparell asked Mildred Gillars why she was walking around freely if she was such a good American.
From the moment she left the studio, Mildred Gillars was a wanted woman and a risk to all who sheltered her.