30 Assault Unit

Review: Ian Fleming’s Commandos by Nicholas Rankin

October 26th, 2011 by

One thing clear from reading about the life of Ian Fleming is that while he found it difficult to apply himself to his career during peacetime, his role as personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence during the Second World War brought out the best in him. It was during this time that Commander […]

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“Ian Fleming’s Commandos: The Story of 30 Assault Unit in WWII” available today

October 6th, 2011 by

Ian Fleming’s Commandos: The Story of 30 Assault Unit in WWII by Nicholas Rankin is available from all good booksellers today, including Amazon. The book provides an interesting history into the commando unit set up by Ian Fleming to recover all manner of Nazi secrets such as code settings, secret documents and new technology being […]

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Ian Fleming: introduction to Jamaica

August 1st, 2008 by

Although Operation Ruthless never came to fruition, Ian Fleming continued to play a central role in Naval Intelligence throughout the remainder of the war, and his travels took him to various places including New York, Quebec, Tangier and Jamaica while undertaking various projects. One of these was Operation Goldeneye, a plan to ensure that Britain […]

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