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Biography

Damien Lewis is a number one bestselling author whose books have been translated into over forty languages worldwide. For decades he worked as a war and conflict reporter for the world’s major broadcasters, reporting from across Africa, South America, the Middle and Far East, winning numerous awards.

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His books include the WWII classics Churchill’s Secret Warriors, Hunting The Nazi Bomb, SAS: Ghost Patrol, SAS: Italian Job and SAS: Shadow Raiders. A dozen of his books have been made, or are being made, into movies or TV drama series and have been adapted as plays for the stage.

He raises considerable support and funds for charitable concerns connected with his writing.

Books

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Articles

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Part Two: Betrayed and Captured.

Part Two: Betrayed and Captured.

Staring down the barrel of the 9mm pistol, Serge Vaculik felt his innards turn to ice. He had to hope the Gestapo officer was bluffing, although it didn’t look that way. There was spittle at the corners of his mouth, like a rabid dog.  SS Hauptsturmführer Richard Schnur thrust the Luger into ...
Part Three: The Shameful War Crime.

Part Three: The Shameful War Crime.

Sunlight filtered through the woodland as the first of the SAS  captives - troopers Billy Young, Joe Walker, Pat Barker and Sergeant Thomas Varey - were lined up by armed German guards. Driven in army trucks from Paris, where they'd been held at Gestapo's HQ, there was no mistaking what was ...
Podcasts featuring Damien

Podcasts featuring Damien

Damien features on a number of podcasts and interviews, discussing his work, which you can find here: History Hit on AcastMidas Culture Shot podcast with Sky News editor Ben Monro-Davies on SpotifyTravels Through Time Podcast on Apple PodcastsTalk Radio on the SAS operation ...

Author Interview

Damien Lewis

Damien Lewis

What first attracted you to the period or periods you work in?I write mostly about World War Two and immediately post war history. The attraction for me is that World War Two is generally speaking one of the only modern day conflicts in which survival of modern civilisation and democracy were at stake – so the stakes could not ...