Oliver Kemp, Memoir of a Wakefield-born diplomat

See www.yorkshirediplomat.com to read the memoirs of Oliver Kemp, Wakefield born son of a miner, who rose to become a senior diplomat in the Cold War. Born in Stanley in 1916 he served from the late 1940s to the 1960s in places from Moscow to Indonesia. Read his thoughts on subjects as diverse as the political situations and the social life of his postings.
 
(Photo ©Paul Kemp)
Oliver Kemp in Yemen 1957

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