Mata Hari: An Overrated “Spy” Who Wasn’t Really a Spy

What compelled people to watch movies are stories of mysteries, dangers and adventures. But in real life, there are stories of people embarking on exploits that rival any Hollywood films. Such was the case in World Wars, when men and women risked their lives, and sometimes never came back alive to help achieve victory for their side. But certain characters seemed to achieve legendary status for the wrong reason.