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Spy Princess: The Life Of Noor Inayat Khan Shrabani Basu

Spy Princess: The Life Of Noor Inayat Khan

Shrabani Basu

Published
ISBN : 9780750939652
Paperback
256 pages
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This is the remarkable biography of Noor Inayat Khan, code named Madeleine. The first woman wireless transmitter in occupied France during WWII, she was trained by Britains SOE and assumed the most dangerous resistance post in underground Paris.MoreThis is the remarkable biography of Noor Inayat Khan, code named Madeleine. The first woman wireless transmitter in occupied France during WWII, she was trained by Britains SOE and assumed the most dangerous resistance post in underground Paris. Betrayed into the hands of the Gestapo, Noor resisted intensive interrogation, severe deprivation and torture with courage and silence, revealing nothing to her captors, not even her own name. She was executed at Dachau in 1944.Spy Princess details Noors inspiring life from birth to death, incorporating information from her family, friends, witnesses, and official records including recently released personal files of SOE operatives. It is the story of a young woman who lived with grace, beauty, courage and determination, and who bravely offered the ultimate sacrifice of her own life in service of her ideals. Her last word was Liberte.