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The Final Dive: The Life And Death Of Buster Crabb Don Hale

The Final Dive: The Life And Death Of Buster Crabb

Don Hale

Published March 15th 2008
ISBN : 9780750945745
Hardcover
288 pages
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 About the Book 

Commander Lionel ‘Buster’ Crabb was Ian Fleming’s inspiration for James Bond. A British naval frogman, Crabb disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1957 following a secret dive beneath a Russian warship which brought Soviet leaders KhrushchevMoreCommander Lionel ‘Buster’ Crabb was Ian Fleming’s inspiration for James Bond. A British naval frogman, Crabb disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1957 following a secret dive beneath a Russian warship which brought Soviet leaders Khrushchev and Bulganin to Britain. Fifty years after the event, award-winning investigative journalist Don Hale uncovers who sanctioned Crabb’s final dive in a case which claimed the jobs of Admiralty top brass and Intelligence people and contributed to the downfall of Prime Minister Anthony Eden.