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Charles Whiting


UK flag (1926 - 2007)

aka Duncan Harding, John Kerrigan, Leo Kessler, Klaus Konrad

Born in the Bootham area of York, England, he was a pupil at the prestigious Nunthorpe Grammar School, leaving at the age of 16 to join the British Army by lying about his age. Keen to be in on the wartime action, Whiting was attached to the 52nd Reconnaissance Regiment and by the age of 18 saw duty as a sergeant in France, Holland, Belgium and Germany in the latter stages of World War II. While still a soldier, he observed conflicts between the highest-ranking British and American generals which he would write about extensively in later years.

Charles Henry Whiting, author and military historian died on July 24 2007, leaving his wife and son.
 
Novels
The Frat Wagon (1954)
Lest I Fall (1956)
Journey to No End (1957)
The Mighty Fallen (1958)
Kill Patton! (Whiting) (1974)
Orders to Kill (1974)
Tug of War (1975) (as by Duncan Harding)
Flotilla Attack (1976) (as by Duncan Harding)
Wolf Hunt (1976)
Torpedo Boat (1976) (as by Duncan Harding)
Operation Chariot (1977) (as by Duncan Harding)
Double Cross (1977)
The Phoenix Assault (1980) (as by John Kerrigan)
Clash on the Rhine (1984)
Bugles at Dawn (1990)
Sabres in the Sun (1991)
Come Hell or Highwater! (1993) (as by Duncan Harding)
Attack New York! (1994) (as by Duncan Harding)
Operation Judgement (1994) (as by Duncan Harding)
The Tobruk Rescue (1995) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Tirpitz (1996) (as by Duncan Harding)
Assault on St Nazaire (1997) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Ark Royal (1997) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Graf Spee (1998) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Prince of Wales (1998) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink The Scharnhorst (1999) (as by Duncan Harding)
The Balkan Chase (1999)
Sink the Hood (2000) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Bismarck (2000) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink HMS Cossack (2001) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink HMS Kelly (2001) (as by Duncan Harding)
Sink the Warspite (2002) (as by Duncan Harding)
Ramps Down, Troops Away!: A Novel of D. Day (2004) (as by Duncan Harding)
Clash in the Baltic (2004) (as by Duncan Harding)
Convoy of Death (2005) (as by Duncan Harding)
Operation Torch (2005) (as by Duncan Harding)
Massacre at Jutland (2006) (as by Duncan Harding)
Assault on the Rock (2006) (as by Duncan Harding)
Death Comes to a Deserter (2007) (as by Duncan Harding)
Prepared to Die (2007) (as by Duncan Harding)
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