Iconic image of Hedy Lamar

Because of an abusive husband, good things came to our country with both her body and mind.

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Lamar was born in Austria to two Jewish parents (but she was raised Catholic) and married c. 1933 to a fascist (but not Nazi). Her husband was so controlling she had to flee from him disguised as a maid. Already famous for makind4c923ceeb5cb7fab927e7767bd14c28.jpgg a notorious erotic film in Germany,

she got an immediate contract in Hollywood. During WWII, she used her knowledge gained from her former husband’s armament firm to co-design a frequency hopping system to keep torpedoes on course. The invention is important to technology today such as Wi-Fi.

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