Hampstead Heath to Tian An Men - The autobiography of David Crook

David and Isabel Crook David 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