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Alistair Stuart MacLean

  • Birth 21 Apr 1922 Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
  • Death 2 Feb 1987 Munich (München), Münchener Stadtkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
  • Burial Céligny, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Memorial ID 9175387

Author. Born in Scotland, he spent his childhood in the Scottish Highlands until his father died when he was 14. During World War Two he was captured by the Japanese and tortured. Following the war he was educated at Glasgow University. He was a teacher until 1955 when he became a fulltime writer.Maclean published his first book, "HMS Ulysses," when he was 33. The book became a bestseller. He is well known for his book "Guns of Navarone" which was made into a film. His many other books include "Force 10 From Navarone," "Ice Station Zebra," "When Eight Bells Toll," "Where Eagles Dare," and "Puppet On a Chain."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mike Guy
  • Added: 23 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9175387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alistair Stuart MacLean (21 Apr 1922–2 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9175387, citing Vieux Cemetery, Céligny, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .