General Colin Gubbins was in charge of SOE during World War Two. This is the first biography of a man who was destined to live his life in the shadows. A biography of General Colin Gubbins, who was in charge of SOE during World War II. Gubbins was destined, by the nature of his profession, to live a secretive life, and the book, which incorporates much previously unpublished material, offers revelations about the man and his mysterious mission.
Born on 2 July 1896, Colin Gubbins was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1914, going on to serve as a battery officer on the Western Front. '' on of the war's unsung heroes''Britain at war magazine