Peter Fleming

PETER FLEMING, THE brother of Ian Fleming, was born in 1907. After a stint on the Spectator as a literary editor he had his first taste of adventure on a trip to South America in the early 1930s. He travelled widely in China during the 1930s, where he reported on the civil war there. During World War II he was involved in intelligence operations around the world. During the 1950s and 1960s he produced a string of works of popular history. He died in 1971.