Somehow, however, the fact that millions of Muslims chose to fight the Nazis has been overlooked. Likewise, very little is heard about those Muslims who offered shelter to Jews around the world either. The story of Noor Inayat Khan goes some way to correcting this disparity.
Nancy Wake, the former WWII spy called "The White Mouse" by the Germans for her ability to evade capture, died last year at 98. She received so many medals for service, "she lived out her old age on the proceeds from their sale." If only this were true of other women spies of WWII.