Marie: Woman of Beauty, Mother of Courage
by Margie Holmstroem Seely
During World War II, Estonia was caught between the Nazis and the Communists. Thousands of Estonians fled. Marie, a young widow and mother, desperately needed a way out. Because of her husband's execution, she was an enemy of the state. With only hours left before the Soviets took Estonia, Marie threw herself upon the mercy of the fleeing Nazi Army. Could they be trusted? This is her true story.