Hampstead Heath to Tian An Men - The autobiography
of David Crook
and Isabel Crook
Crook in Spain -1937
David Crook was born on the 14th August 1910 in London to
Jewish parents and died in Beijing on the 1st November 2000. A committed communist
from 1931, he fought in the International Brigades in Spain, served in the
RAF during WW2 and was a teacher in China from 1948. He is survived by his
wife, teacher and social activist Isabel, and their 3 sons Carl (in business),
Michael (in education) and Paul (in media).
Why is this autobiography available free on the internet for everyone?
The immediate family of David Crook wish to make this autobiography freely
available to all those interested in this period of history.
Thanks to Lachlan Munro who prepared this Website