Patrick Leigh Fermor
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"Sir Patrick Michael Leigh Fermor", Distinguished Service Order/DSO, Order of the British Empire/OBE, also known as" Paddy Fermor", was a British author, scholar and soldier who played a prominent role behind the lines in the Cretan resistance during the World War II/Second World War. He was widely regarded as "Britain's greatest living travel writer" during his lifetime, based on books such as A Time of Gifts (1977). A BBC journalist once described him as "a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Greene."

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