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Death of a Diplomat: Herbert Norman & the Cold War

Death of a Diplomat: Herbert Norman & the Cold War

This site includes a complete collection of historical documents and images to the death of diplomat Herbert Norman. What would persuade the Canadian ambassador to jump from a window of one of Cairo’s tallest buildings to certain death? In 1956, Cambridge educated, highly respected diplomat, Herbert Norman, was hand picked by Canadian Primer Minister, Lester B. Pearson, to be his point man in Egypt during the Suez Crisis. Pearson later won the...

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