BANKS, Leslie. British, b. 1920. Genres: History, Air/Space topics, Travel/Exploration. Career: Clerk for a local government service in London, England, 1935-40; career military officer, serving as a wing commander for the British Army, Royal Air Force, and U.S. Air Force, 1940-63; International Business Machines (IBM) Ltd., worked in England as sales instructor, marketing representative, academic consultant, and in personnel, 1963-85; Jetbond Ltd. (conference management firm), chairperson, 1985-. Publications: Polar Air Navigation, 1947; Grid Navigation in All Latitudes, 1950; (with C.S. Stanley) Britain's Coastline: A History from the Air, 1986; (with C.S. Stanley) The Thames: A History from the Air, 1990. Address: 22 Minister Court, Hillcrest Rd, Ealing, London W5 1HH, England.