Noor Inayat Khan, the British agent who ran a spy network in Paris. For ten months she was tortured by the Gestapo desperate for any information about SOE operations, but she stood firm and was eventually executed at Dachau concentration camp on September 13, 1944, aged just 30.
Noor Inayat Khan. Sufi Princess, children's book author, musician, Allied radio operator and spy. Noor returned to Paris in June 1943 as an Allied spy radio operator, only to be captured by the Gestapo in October. She was held in solitary confinement at Pforzheim. At the age of 29, ... Noor was executed at Dachau on September 13, 1944.
Noor Inayat Khan / Nora Baker, (Urdu: نور عنایت خان ) GC, MBE was an Allied heroine of the Second World War. Usually known as Noor Inayat Khan, she was of Indian Sufi origin. As a British Special Operations Executive agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent into occupied France to aid the French Resistance.
Jacqueline Nearne (and, separately, her sister Eileen) was a British spy operating in France long before the Allieds sent in uniformed commando teams. Jacqueline "was dropped into France in January 1943 with no support team to meet her. From a safe house in Clermont-Ferrand she acted as a go-between for the French resistance and British forces and even sabotaged Nazi supply factories."
Emmeline Pankhurst (15 July 1858 -14 June 1928) was the leader of the British suffragette movement. Opposed to Pankhurst and the concept of women being allowed to vote, were of course most men and most institutions; including the Church of England & British Royal Family. In protest, Pankhurst and other women chained themselves to the railings outside Buckingham Palace. Photo shows her being arrested and taken away by police. She never gave up, and in 1928, women won the right to vote in the UK.