Thursday, November 8, 2012

Wow: History Geek O Rama WW 2 Post

Never heard of her before but I love her style. 

Rest in Peace, Noor Inayat Khan.

"Records from the national archives show she was the first female wireless operator sent to Nazi-occupied France during World War II. After evading capture for three months, the spy was imprisoned, tortured and eventually shot by the German Gestapo at Dachau concentration camp in 1944."

Bronze sculpture of Noor Inayat Khan 

"Her final word - uttered as the German firing squad raised their weapons - was simple."