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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography.
     
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    Spy princess : the life of Noor Inayat Khan / [electronic resource] Shrabani Basu.
    by Basu, Shrabani.
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    London : History Press, 2011.
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  • Khan, Noor Inayat.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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  • Women spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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    Electronic books.
    Biographies.
    ISBN: 
    9780752463681
    0752463683
    9780750950565
    0750950560
    Description: 
    1 online resource (361 pages)
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    Cover; Appreciation of the book; Title Page; Photo; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Map; Foreword; Introduction; Prologue; One -- Babuli; Two -- Fazal Manzil; Three -- Flight and Fight; Four -- Setting Europe Ablaze; Five -- Codes and Cover Stories; Six -- Leaving England; Seven -- Joining the Circuit; Eight -- The Fall of Prosper; Nine -- Poste Madeleine; Ten -- Prisoner of the Gestapo; Aftermath; Appendix I Circuits linked to Prosper; Appendix II Agents and Resistance members who worked with Noor and the Prosper Circuit; Appendix III Chronology.
    Appendix IV Indians awarded the Victoria Cross and the George Cross 1939-1945Notes; Bibliography; Copyright.
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    This is the riveting story of Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of an Indian Prince Tipu Sultan (the Tiger of Mysore), who became a British secret agent for SOE during World War II. Shrabani Basu tells the moving story of Noor's life, from her birth in Moscow - where her father was a Sufi preacher - to her capture by the Germans. Noor was one of only three women SOE agents awarded the George Cross and, under torture, revealed nothing, not even her own real name. Kept in solitary confinement, her hands and feet chained together, Noor was starved and beaten, but the Germans could not break her s.
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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-273) and index.
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