Maclean, Fitzroy

(1911–1996)

Sir Fitzroy Maclean was a Scottish diplomat in Stalin’s Soviet Union in the 1930’s, a longtime Conservative Member of Parliament, Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for War in the 1950’s, a traveler and the author of a score of books, including Eastern Approaches, in which he recounted three extraordinary series of adventures: travelling, often incognito, in Soviet Central Asia in t; fighting in the Western Desert campaign, where he specialised in commando raids behind enemy lines; and living rough with Josip Broz Tito and his Yugoslav Partisans while commanding the Maclean Mission there.

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Výpravy na Východ

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