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Category:W. Stanley Moss

English: Ivan William "Billy" Stanley Moss MC (1921–1965), was a British army officer in World War II, and later a successful writer, broadcaster, journalist and traveller. He served with the Coldstream Guards and the Special Operations Executive (SOE). He was a best-selling author in the 1950s, based both on his novels and books about his wartime service. He featured events of his SOE years in Ill Met by Moonlight: The Abduction of General Kreipe (1950), which was adapted as a British film released under the main title in 1957. Moss travelled around the world and went to Antarctica to meet the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
Français : Ivan William "Billy" Stanley Moss (1919-1965, MC). Nommé sous-lieutenant des Coldstream Guards le 2 août 1941 après un cours d'élève-officier (O.C.T.U.), il rejoint rapidement le Special Operations Executive au Caire (Egypte), puis à Bari (côte sud-est de l'Italie) et opère dans le bassin méditerranéen.

W. Stanley Moss 
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British Army officer
Date of birth 15 June 1921
Ivan William Stanley Moss
Date of death 9 August 1965
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • spy
  • Sophie Moss
Notable work
  • Ill Met by Moonlight
Award received
Authority control
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