Britain honours Indian war heroine

Updated On Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST
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A cloth which covered a bust of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is removed after the statue was unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

A cloth which covered a bust of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is removed after the statue was unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo

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A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo

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A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy who was captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is seen after being unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy who was captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is seen after being unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo

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This handout picture received from Shrabani Basu at the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial trust shows late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan playing a Veena. A statue of Noor Inayat Khan was unveiled in Gordon Square Gardens, central London, England by Princess Anne. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

This handout picture received from Shrabani Basu at the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial trust shows late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan playing a Veena. A statue of Noor Inayat Khan was unveiled in Gordon Square Gardens, central London, England by Princess Anne. AFP photo

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British-Indian actress Ayesha Dharker reads a children's poem written by late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan during a ceremony to unveil a statue of Noor Inayat Khan in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

British-Indian actress Ayesha Dharker reads a children's poem written by late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan during a ceremony to unveil a statue of Noor Inayat Khan in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo

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Mahmood Khan Youskine, a cousin of late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan, listens to a speech during a ceremony to unveil a statue of her in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahmood Khan Youskine, a cousin of late former British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan, listens to a speech during a ceremony to unveil a statue of her in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo

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Members of the the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corp) chat following a ceremony to unveil a statue of Noor Inayat Khan in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
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Members of the the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corp) chat following a ceremony to unveil a statue of Noor Inayat Khan in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. AFP photo

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Britain's Princess Anne looks at a statue of Noor Inayat Khan after unveiling it in a ceremony in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. Noor Inayat Khan worked as a radio operator for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force before being recruited by the Special Operations Executive as an agent, working behind enemy lines in Paris, France. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

Britain's Princess Anne looks at a statue of Noor Inayat Khan after unveiling it in a ceremony in Gordon Square Gardens, central London. Noor Inayat Khan worked as a radio operator for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force before being recruited by the Special Operations Executive as an agent, working behind enemy lines in Paris, France. AFP photo

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A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is seen after being unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

A statue of Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II, is seen after being unveiled by Britain's Princess Anne in central London. Reuters photo

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Britain's Princess Anne looks at a sculpture of India's Noor Inayat Khan after an unveiling ceremony in central London. Britain's Princess Anne unveiled a sculpture Thursday of Noor Inayat Khan, dubbed the "spy princess", who was sent into occupied France in World War II to help the resistance. AFP photo View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 09, 2012 12:56 AM IST

Britain's Princess Anne looks at a sculpture of India's Noor Inayat Khan after an unveiling ceremony in central London. Britain's Princess Anne unveiled a sculpture Thursday of Noor Inayat Khan, dubbed the "spy princess", who was sent into occupied France in World War II to help the resistance. AFP photo

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