Lulu, the Belgian teen who took on the Gestapo

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A little-known Second World War heroine who joined the Belgian resistance at 15, and was later tortured by the Gestapo, was buried near her home in Dorset yesterday.

Code named Lulu, Lucie Bruce, a Belgian national who moved to Britain in 1946, spied on Nazi troops and ammunition dumps, after joining the resistance in 1940 following Belgium's capitulation to German occupation.

She forged papers so she would appear old enough to be recruited, and by the time she was 17, she was a seasoned resistance fighter, destroying bridges, ambushing troops and repatriating airmen...

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