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Code name Madeleine : a Sufi spy in Nazi-occupied Paris / Arthur J. Magida.

Magida, Arthur J., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 940.548 (Text) 33062009299133 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393635188
  • ISBN: 039363518X
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The dramatic story of Noor Inayat Khan, secret agent for the British in occupied France. During the critical summer months of 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was the only wireless operator transmitting secret messages from Nazi-occupied France to the Special Operations Executive in England. She was a most unlikely spy. As the daughter of an Indian mystic, raised in a household devoted to peaceful reflection on the outskirts of Paris, Khan did not seem destined for wartime heroism. Yet, faced with the evils of Nazism, she could not look away. She volunteered to help the British; was trained in espionage, sabotage, and reconnaissance; and returned to France under cover of night with a new identity and a code name: Madeleine. Khan transmitted countless details crucial to the Allies' success on D-Day, until she was captured and imprisoned by the Gestapo. She attempted two daring escapes before being sent to prison in Germany. Three months after the Allied invasion of France, she was executed at Dachau. Her last word was "liberté.""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Khan, Noor Inayat, 1914-1944.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain > Biography.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Radio operators > France > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, German.
Genre: Biography.
Biographies.

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