One night when Steinmetz was out, Marble photographed the art pieces.
When she met with her American contact, she knew something was wrong
when he demanded that she turn over the camera and film to him. Marble
refused and ran into the woods. The contact (who was a double agent)
shot her in the back. Amazingly, Marble survived with little permanent
damage, but the camera film had been destroyed. Marble wasn’t finished
yet, though. It turned out that she had a photographic memory, and was
able to “recall a great deal of what I had seen in the basement vault of
Alice Marble served for a time as an editor on Wonder Woman.