Sarah Aaronsohn is born in Palestine, then part of the Ottoman Empire
Sarah marries Haim Abraham and moves to Constantinople
Outbreak of World War I
Sarah returns home to Palestine and witnesses the Armenian genocide during her journey
Sarah's brother Aaron sets out for England to offer the services of a Jewish spy ring in Palestine to aid the British in their war with the Ottoman Empire
With no word from Aaron, Avshalom Feinberg, a Jewish spy, attempts a crossing of the Sinai Desert to reach the British lines, but is killed by Bedouin. Sarah is now in charge of the spy ring.
A British spy ship makes contact with Sarah and her spy ring, code-named Nili and, for the next eight months, Sarah and her spies supply crucial intelligence about the Ottoman forces to the British
Sarah is captured by the Ottomans