|Ian Fleming knew how to handle and use a weapon.|
There was a very real spy connected to the James Bond movies, but it wasn't Sean Connery or Roger Moore or any of the other fine actors who appeared in the films.
|Ian Fleming and Sean Connery on the set of "Dr. No."|
Ian Fleming is perhaps the most famous person whose picture you quite likely have never seen. There aren't a lot of photographs of him floating around. Perhaps it was partly due to his real-life spy training.
|Ian Fleming during World War II|
In any event, he did visit the sets of the James Bond films when he could. Above is a picture of him with Sean Connery on the set of "Dr. No."
|Camp X, the secret Canadian spy center where Ian Fleming trained|