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W. Stanley Moss

Ivan William ‘Billy’ Stanley Moss was a British army officer in the Second World War, and later a successful writer, broadcaster, journalist and traveller. He served with the Coldstream Guards and the Special Operations Executive (SOE). His and Patrick Leigh Fermor’s activities as agents in Crete are recounted in his bestselling book ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT, first published in 1950 and later adapted as a film directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
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