Friday, August 12, 2016

On This Day In History: Ian Fleming, Creator of James Bond, Died In 1964


As History.com notes, Ian Fleming, the author of the James Bond thrillers, died on this day in 1964.

You can read about Ian Fleming's life and work via the below link:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/james-bond-creator-ian-fleming-dies

You can also read two of my Crime Beat columns on Ian Fleming via the below links:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2013/11/my-crime-beat-column-happy-anniversary.html

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2010/06/casino-royale-revisited-film-that.html

And you can read my Counterterrorism magazine piece on Ian Fleming's WWII intelligence-commando unit, his "Red Indians," the 30 Assault Unit, via the below link:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2011/11/look-back-at-30-assault-unit-british.html

And below is the Ian Fleming obituary that appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer:


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