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Noor Inayat-Khan: A Woman Of Conspicuous Courage

 

Runnymede Air Forces Memorial

Coopers Hill Lane, Egham, TW20 0LB

Website: www.cwgc.org/find/find-cemeteries-and-memorials/109600/runnymede-memorial

Times: From Mar 8, Mon-Sun 10am-5pm, ongoing

Price: free

Start Date: Sun 8th March 2020

End Date: Mon 14th February 2022


Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour.

Explore the remarkable story of undercover agent, Noor Inayat-Khan at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's Runnymede Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede Air Forces Memorial. Experience the moving story of this young woman who left a life as a poet, musician, and children's writer to take on one of the most perilous occupations of the Second World War, becoming the first female wireless operator in occupied France. A creative artist, Noor mastered the complex technology of radios, coded messages, and receiving and transmitting Morse Code. Discover Noor's life- that of a poet, children's author, musician and secret agent and follow her story through the sights and symbols of Runnymede Air Forces Memorial in Surrey. The digital exhibition is available for download on mobiles and is accessed at Runnymede Memorial, through wireless technology.