Brian Freemantle

Brian Harry Freemantle (born 10 June 1936) is an English thriller and non-fiction writer, known for his 1977 spy novel ''Charlie M''.

Freemantle was born in Southampton, and has written under the pseudonyms John Maxwell, Jonathan Evans, Jack Winchester and Richard Gant. He is a Freeman of the City of London.

Until 1975, when he became a full-time writer, he was a foreign correspondent and editor for various newspapers, including the ''Daily Mail'' and the ''Daily Sketch''. In April that year, he organised the sole British-led airlift rescue of South Vietnamese civilians during the Fall of Saigon, assisting in the evacuation of 100 orphans, of which [https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3229353/ Viktoria Cowley] was one, aged approximately 18 months.

Brian and Viktoria, now a grown adult, have been featured in a few documentaries together; the first being [http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rww3t BBC One - The Airmail Orphan]. He later, made a promotional film for his own books, [http://www.brianfreemantle.co.uk/vietnam-air-lift.php Open Road Media], in which Viktoria appeared. In another documentary from BBC One Northern Ireland, Viktoria introduces another Vietnamese adoptee from the flight to Brian. Most recently, on 28 March 2018, they both appeared on BBC's [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8205878/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ql_1 The One Show] talking about the airlift, adoption and Vietnam.

Viktoria's son, is named [https://pro.imdb.com/name/nm10338795/?ref_=tt_cst_2 Harry], Brian's middle name, in recognition of Operation Babylift back on 6 April 1975. Viktoria and Brian have been in regular contact since they first met in 2010, she is the first Vietnamese adoptee Brian has met and the only adoptee he remains in contact with. She told him: "You saved my life and those of every other child. On their behalf, and my own, I thank you.". Provided by Wikipedia
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1973
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1980
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1977
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1986
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1987
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1985
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1993
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by Freemantle, Brian,
Published 1984
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1998
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1976
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1974
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1985
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1991
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1986
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1985
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1980
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1977
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1984
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1979
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by Freemantle, Brian.
Published 1989
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