Originally issued in 1957, Colvin's influential book has been reissued to mark the 70th anniversary of Howard's mysterious death. Already the result of an exhaustive investigation, the book has been expanded with a new introduction and footnotes not available at the time of original publiciation. While Colvin felt that Howard wasn't a deliberate target, various questions have nagged away over the years and the additions go some way to answering them. Best of British Re-published on the 70th anniversary year of the wartime tragedy, it had a new introduction and updated notes based on information that has since become available from recently open national archive files. - Bristol Post
About the Author
Ian Colvin was an eminent British journalist who had worked in pre-war Berlin where he made secret contacts with anti-Nazis. Hitler's regime expelled him from Germany but, in the 1950s, he was able to use some of those contacts to help him investigate the reasons behind the shooting down of Flight 777.