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'Buster' Crabb: Ian Fleming's Favourite Spy, The Inspiration for James Bond

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LIONEL 'BUSTER' CRABB was a drinker, a gambler, a womaniser and a lover of fast cars and gadgets. On top of all that, he was a spy, an acquaintance of Ian Fleming and the inspiration for James Bond. A British naval frogman and bomb disposal expert, Crabb worked directly under Fleming during the Second World War at Naval Intelligence and went on to conduct covert operations for both SIS and MI5. Elements from Crabb's dangerous missions and eccentric lifestyle were later incorporated into Fleming's novels. His inventions ...

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'Buster' Crabb: Ian Fleming's Favourite Spy, The Inspiration for James Bond
2020, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750993784

3rd New edition

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