Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat Khan, Hindustani: (Urdu): نور عنایت خان, (Devanagari): नूर इनयात ख़ान GC (2 January 1914 – 13 September 1944) was an Allied heroine of the Second World War.

Usually known as Noor Inayat Khan (but also known as "Nora Baker" and "Madeleine"), she was of Indian Muslim origin. As a British Special Operations Executive agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent into occupied France to aid the French Resistance.

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