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Indian princess Noor Inayat Khan awarded for World War 11 service

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Edited by Gill Burrell, Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020, 11:13

It was good to see on the news Noor Inayat Khan receiving recognition for her special contribution to SOE(SpecialOperations Executive) during world War11. Noor was a radio operator and passed on secret messages. The work she did was extremely dangerous. She was captured, imprisoned and tortured by the gestapo but gave away no secrets. She was awarded the George Cross and was only one of three women from the SOE who did.

A Blue plaque of recognition will be placed on her family home in Bloomsbury, London.

She fought bravely against the evil regime, in Nazi occupied Europe at the risk of her own life and stands proudly alongside those other heroines of the SOE in World War11 the women who fought against facism.
The Blue plaque is given to famous people who have done outstanding work in their lives. Noor Inayat Khan certainly deserves this honour for her service to this country.

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