Noor Inayat Khan: Conceptualizing Resistance During World War II

@inproceedings{Curtis2019NoorIK,
  title={Noor Inayat Khan: Conceptualizing Resistance During World War II},
  author={L. R. Curtis},
  year={2019}
}
This chapter considers the exceptional life and perilous career of Noor Inayat Khan and the themes of perseverance and sacrifice that she developed in her works from 1934 until the time of her execution at Dachau in 1944. Noor operated as a spy in France on assignment for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), an intelligence unit created by Winston Churchill. Noor “writes resistance” both as a personal ethic of resilience in extremely perilous circumstances and in narratives featuring… Expand