Friday, September 2, 2011
Before James Bond: A New Book On Ian Fleming's World War II Commandos
MI6 - the James Bond web site, not the British Secret Intelligence Service - announced the publication of a new book about Ian Fleming's wartime experiences in British Naval Intelligence and his creation of an elite group of naval intelligence-commandos called the 30 Assault Unit.
You can read the MI6 piece on Nicholas Rankin's Ian Fleming's Commandos (Faber & Faber) via the below link:
I interviewed Craig Cabell, the author of a previous book on Ian Fleming and the 30 Assault Unit called Ian Fleming's Secret War (Sword & Shield).
You can read my GreatHistory.com interview via the below links:
You can also read my piece on Ian Fleming and the James Bond phenomenon via the below link: