Princess, Author, Soldier, Spy

This post is about a British-Indian spy who, according to all sources, was eminently unsuitable for the job, and yet turned out to be a poster child for the profession posthumously.

A shy, sensitive young woman who wrote children’s books

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan, also known as Noor Inayat Khan, was born to a Sufi musician father and an American mother. Born in Moscow, she lived for some time in the UK before eventually settling near Paris.

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