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Helen Wilson (93) with her Dutch Resistance Cross. The ceremony took place at Thompson Bridge, Grave, Netherlands. <br />
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A resistance worker who survived capture, torture and a death sentence for helping to hide British airmen during the infamous Battle of Arnhem has finally been recognised for her heroism.<br />
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Helen Willson, a British resident, has been presented with the prestigious Dutch Resistance Cross for her little-known acts of bravery 70 years ago.<br />
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She was a member of a resistance cell that spied on the Germans, brought food to Jewish people in hiding and then assisted the British paratroopers during the Operation Market Garden in September 1944.