Harry Hodgkinson (writer)
|Born||15 March 1913|
|Died||2 October 1994 (aged 81)|
|Occupation||a writer, journalist and naval intelligence officer|
|Known for||Chairman of the Anglo-Albanian Association|
From the age of 16, he started writing for the Blackpool Times, Yorkshire Observer and Bradford Telegraph. In 1936 he walked from Charing Cross to Jerusalem and published stories from his travels in Christian Science Monitor, The Times and The Guardian. He was employed by Naval Intelligence at the Admiralty and worked under Ian Fleming, in charge of Albania and Yugoslavia. After the war he was adviser to the Director of Naval Intelligence regarding the Soviet satellite states. In 1954 he published Adriatic Sea, and in 1955 Tito between East and West. He was in correspondence with Edith Durham for many years and received some sixty letters from her. He was appointed from 1985 to be a chairman of the Anglo-Albanian Association.
- "Harry Hodgkinson". United Kingdom: Macmillan. 2008. Archived from the original on 3 July 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2010.
Harry Hodgkinson (1913–1994) was a writer, journalist, naval intelligence officer, Balkan expert and from 1985 Chairman of the Anglo-Albanian Association.
- James Pettifer (2008). "Obituary: Harry Hodgkinson". London, United Kingdom: The Independent. Retrieved 27 November 2010.