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 Lorna Almonds-Windmill

Lorna Almonds-Windmill is an author and historian. She wrote the best-selling wartime story of her father, SAS hero and ‘L Detachment Original’ Jim Almonds entitled ‘Gentleman Jim: The Wartime Story of a Founder of the SAS’. It is still the only book about one of the Founders which makes use of an Original, the only personal diary kept by him and is fully sourced. Lorna’s other book to date is ‘A British Achilles: The Story of George, the Second Earl Jellicoe’. This is an authorized full biography. Lorna enjoyed full access to Earl Jellicoe’s papers and letters interviewed him and many friends, acquaintances and contacts while writing this book.