5) Dancer, Lover, Spy – Mata Hari
Most of the modern historical legends were born during this period: including Lawrence of Arabia, Manfred von Richthofen, more popularly known as The Red Baron, and Rasputin. One of the most incredible is Mata Hari: a Dutch-born erotic dancer and purported spy for the German Empire. Her story is one of the more incredible tales as there is still no singular version about her life once she became a dancer. Every account, most given by her paramours, seems to have some credence, but we may never know the truth. In this episode, Indy goes over the accounts of this mysterious woman.