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Spy princess : the life of Noor Inayat Khan

Author: Shrabani Basu
Publisher: London : History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Basu, Shrabani.
Spy Princess : The Life of Noor Inayat Khan.
London : The History Press, ©2011
Named Person: Noor Inayat Khan; Noor Inayat Khan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shrabani Basu
ISBN: 9780752463681 0752463683
OCLC Number: 784882752
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Shrabani Basu.

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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  Read more...

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?The true life of Noor Inayat Khan is the stuff legends are made of. It makes for compelling reading, ? wrote novelist, Khushwant Singh about Spy Princess?. Christopher Hudson from the Daily Mail Read more...

 
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