Corpus ID: 190910646

Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan

  title={Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan},
  author={S. Basu and M. Foot},
This is the riveting story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, who became a British secret agent for SOE during World War II. Born into an illustrious Indian family in 1914 and brought up in the non-violent Sufi religion, Noor seemed an unlikely secret agent. Yet she became the first female radio operator to be landed in enemy-occupied France, and refused to abandon her post in Paris in 1943, continuing her work under extremely dangerous… Expand
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