British, b. 1922.
Genres: Poetry, Air/Space topics, Art/Art history, Geography, History, International relations/ Current affairs, Marine sciences/Oceanography, Transportation, Travel/ Exploration, Autobiography/Memoirs.
Career: Br 8th Army, 1942-46; part-time personal assistant to Benjamin Britten, 1947-58; part-time farmer, Hampshire, England, 1947-56; freelance writer, 1962.
Publications: Grand European Expresses: The Story of Wagons-Lits, 1962; Pullman in Europe, 1962; Railway Holiday in France, 1963; Railway Holiday in Switzerland, 1965; Stanley Spencer at Burghclere, 1965; Jersey Airlines, 1968; Gone with Regret: Recollections of the Great Western Railway 1922-1947, 4th ed., 1992; (with V. Kelly) Yatakli-Vagon: Turkish Steam Travel, 1969; (with I. Scott-Hill) Channel Silver Wings, 1972; Steam over Switzerland, 1974; History of Trains de Luxe, 1982; Luxury Trains, 1982; (with G. Buchanan) Night Ferry: Britain’s Only International Train, 1985; (trans.) The Orient Express: A Century of Railway Adventures, 1988; Don’t Knock the Southern, 1993; Pullman and the Orient Expresses: 1872-2000, 2001, rev. ed., 2003; (with M. Kelharman) Shooting the Net, 2004; British Fishing 1923-2003, 2004.
Address: 9 Station Rd, Findochty, Buckie, Morayshire AB56 4PN, Scotland.
Online Address: email@example.com; www.georgebehrend. co.uk