Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: David Stirling, Airey Neave, Douglas Bader, Charles Upham, George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, Michael Sinclair, Michael Wynn, 7th Baron Newborough, Hedley Fowler, Charles Merritt, Antoni Chruciel, Anthony Luteyn, Micky Burn, Tony Rolt, Pat Reid, Hans Larive, Hugh Bruce, Jock Hamilton-Baillie, Ivan Ewart, Yves Congar, George Haig, 2nd Earl Haig, Giles Romilly, Ronald Littledale, Bill Goldfinch, John William Best, Machiel Van Den Heuvel, Brian Paddon, Walter Morison, Kenneth Lockwood, Michael Alexander, Lorne Welch, Hugo Ironside, Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway, Damiaen Joan Van Doorninck, Howard Wardle, Pete Tunstall, Pierre Mairesse-Lebrun, Francis Steinmetz. Excerpt: Airey Neave DSO, OBE, MC item Awards: Distinguished Service Order Officer of the Order of the British Empire Military Cross Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave DSO, OBE, MC (23 January 1916 30 March 1979) was a British soldier, barrister and politician . During World War II, Neave was one of the few servicemen to escape from the German prisoner-of-war camp at Colditz Castle . He later became a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Conservative Party, representing the constituency of Abingdon in Berkshire . Neave was assassinated in 1979, in a car-bomb attack at a House of Commons carpark. The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) claimed responsibility for his assassination. Early life Neave was the son of Sheffield Airey Neave (1879 1961), a well-known entomologist, and his wife Dorothy (d. 1943), daughter of Arthur Thomson Middleton. His father was the grandson of Sheffield Neave, third son of Sir Thomas Neave, 2nd Baronet (see Neave Baronets ). He spent his early years in Knightsbridge in London, before moving to Beaconsfield . He was sent to St. Ronan's School, Hawkhurst, and from there, in 1...
|Book:||Colditz Prisoners of WWII; David Stirling, Airey Neave, Douglas Bader, Charles Upham, George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, Michael Sinclair|
|Number of Pages:||00166|
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