Mata Hari consorted with many prominent men, but none stepped forward to save her from a firing squad

Coveney, C. David
April 1999
Military History;Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p22
Profiles Margarethe Geertruide Zelle, an exotic dancer during late 1800s who is also known as Mata Hari and Lady MacLeod. Family background; Her marriage to army officer Campbell MacLeod; Agreement of Zelle to be a spy for the Germans in 1914.


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