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Miriam Davenport before the war

Miriam Davenport with Varian Fry
in Marseille in 1940

Miriam Davenport Ebel in 1997,
during production of And Crown Thy Good

Miriam Davenport Ebel

Miriam Davenport Ebel died Sept. 13, 1999.  She was buried in a beautiful cemetery near the corn fields of Riverside, Iowa.  It was a beautiful day.

She was not the character portrayed under her name and against her wishes in the 2001 Showtime cable movie Varian's War.

Biographical Data

An Unsentimental Education
Miriam Davenport Ebel's memoir of 1940

Excerpts about Miriam Davenport Ebel
from Mary Jayne Gold's Crossroads Marseille 1940

A letter from Miriam Davenport Ebel to Pierre Sauvage

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