Axis Sally was the generic nickname given to female radio personalities who broadcast English-language propaganda for the European Axis Powers during World War II.
Mildred Elizabeth Gillars, nicknamed “Axis Sally,” was an American broadcaster employed by Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda during WWII. In 1949, she was convicted of treason by the U.S.government.
Rita Luisa Zucca, also known as “Axis Sally,” was an Italian-American radio announcer who broadcast Axis propaganda to Allied troops in Italy and North Africa. Because she had become an Italian citizen before beginning her broadcast work, she could not be tried for treason by the U.S. at the end of the war.