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Harry Leslie Smith
25 February 1923|
Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
|Died||28 November 2018
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
|Notable works||Harry's Last Stand: How the World My Generation Built is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save it|
||United Kingdom Air Force|
|Years of service||1941–1948|
After retiring, Smith began writing his memoirs and about the social history of Great Britain, during his youth and in the 21st century. He has written five books about Britain during the Great Depression, the Second World War, and postwar austerity.
Smith writes for The Guardian newspaper, The New Statesman, The Daily Mirror, International Business Times and the Morning Star, and has made a number of public appearances in the UK (including the 2014 Labour Party conference and during the 2015 General Election and the 2016 EU Referendum) and Canada (in his 2015 Stand up For Progress National Tour).
On 20 November 2018 Smith was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering from pneumonia after having a fall at his home. He died a week later on 28 November in Belleville, Ontario at the age of 95.
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