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Great Britain
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London

Greater London

Gordon Square (WC1)

Noor Inayat Khan

(Hindustani, (Urdu): نور عنایت خان, Devanagari: नूर इनायत ख़ान)
Moscow 1914 - Dachau 1944
Allied SOE agent during the Second World War
(Wikipedia)
Karen Newman
2012

London /  Noor Inayat Khan   London /  Noor Inayat Khan

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

NOOR
inayat khan
1914-1944

G.C., M.B.E.
Croix de Guerre

Unveiled by
HRH The Princess Royal
on 8 Novembr 2012

Noor Inayat Khan
was an SOE agent
infiltrated into
occupied France.
She was executed
at Dachau
Concentration Camp
Her last word was:
"LIBERTE"

The Special Operations
Executive (SOE)
was a secret
organisation set up
by Winston Churchill
to help
Resistance movements
during WWII

Noor lived nearby
and spent
some quiet time
in this garden

Signature

Karen Newman | 2012

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°31'29" W 0°7'51"

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