At the dawn of October 15, 1917, lieutenant Mornet presents himself to the prison of Saint-Lazare to claim Mata Hari in order to carry it to the place of execution. In her cell, she welcomes it in râlant : “What mania have the French to shoot people at dawn ! “But, the president of the Republic, Poincaré had rejected his request for grace, it is necessary to go there ! For her last show, she decides to be as nice as possible. She puts on a silk robe lined with fur and covers her head with a small duffle-coat…

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