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Pinnell, Alan

Book: Japan Experiences - Fifty Years, One Hundred Views: Post-War Japan Through British Eyes

Alan Pinnell's diplomatic career in Japan spanned some twenty years, from the late 1960s to the late '80s. Here he picks out some of the most memorable moments from his time in Japan, starting with his time as a language student and culminating with the visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1986, via his time in the commercial department.