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Resilient Russian Women in the 1920s & 1930s By Marcelline Hutton
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The stories of Russian educated women, peasants, prisoners, workers, wives, and mothers of the 1920s and 1930s show how work, marriage, family, religion, and even patriotism helped sustain them... More > during harsh times. The Russian Revolution launched an eco­nomic and social upheaval that released peasant women from the control of traditional extended families. It promised urban women equality and created opportunities for employment and higher education. Yet, the revolution did little to eliminate Russian patriarchal culture, which continued to undermine women’s social, sexual, eco­nomic, and political conditions. Divorce and abortion became more widespread, but birth control remained limited, and sexual liberation meant greater freedom for men than for women. The transformations that women needed to gain true equality were postponed by the pov­erty of the new state and the political agendas of leaders like Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin.< Less
Swedish Gold By Catherine Schandl
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In this third book in the trilogy about MI6 in World War II Budapest, the true secret of the Swedish Gold is revealed, and the shocking fates of the British agents connected to it. The head agent of... More > British intelligence in World War II Budapest was a young Hungarian lawyer. His real name was Gabriel Szeleveny Haraszthy (or Gabor Haraszti/Haraszty). His code name was ALBERT. In 1940, he became an agent of His Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS). ALBERT was not only the head agent of SIS (MI6) in Nazi-occupied Budapest, he was also the man in charge of the mysterious SWEDISH GOLD. He was believed to have been killed by the Soviets at the end of the war, but resurfaced decades later, to reveal his secret to one person only - the author of this book ... About the Author: Catherine Eva Schandl, B.A. Honours, M.Ed., is a North American writer of Hungarian origin, and the author of Sword of the Turul, The London-Budapest Game, and Swedish Gold.< Less
Swedish Gold By Catherine Schandl
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In this third book in the trilogy about MI6 in World War II Budapest, the true secret of the Swedish Gold is revealed, and the shocking fates of the British agents connected to it. The head agent of... More > British intelligence in World War II Budapest was a young Hungarian lawyer. His real name was Gabriel Szeleveny Haraszthy (or Gabor Haraszti/Haraszty). His code name was ALBERT. In 1940, he became an agent of His Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS). ALBERT was not only the head agent of SIS (MI6) in Nazi-occupied Budapest, he was also the man in charge of the mysterious SWEDISH GOLD. He was believed to have been killed by the Soviets at the end of the war, but resurfaced decades later, to reveal his secret to one person only - the author of this book ... About the Author: Catherine Eva Schandl, B.A. Honours, M.Ed., is a North American writer of Hungarian origin, and the author of Sword of the Turul, The London-Budapest Game, and Swedish Gold.< Less
The London-Budapest Game By Catherine Eva Schandl
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'The London-Budapest Game' is the true sequel to 'Sword of the Turul,' with a unique glimpse into the British underground in World War II Hungary-and its aftermath. From 1991 to 2001,a... More > Swedish-Russian joint Commission investigating the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg discovered that 3 Hungarian numbered prisoners secretly held in Vladimir prison, Soviet Union had been connected to his case. One was Karoly Schandl, a young lawyer in Budapest who lived near the Swedish Embassy. This is the continuation of his shocking true story, supported by historical documents and excerpts from his private writings. Karoly’s anti-Nazi resistance group was led by his childhood friend, Gabor Haraszty, a.k.a. British intelligence agent ALBERT. The group had links to MI9, ISLD (MI6), SOE, Colonel Howie, the Dutch and Polish Underground, the Tito partisans, and famous Jewish parachutists from Palestine, with whom they planned to collaborate in Hungary. It was a dangerous game, and only a few would survive...< Less
The London-Budapest Game By Catherine Eva Schandl
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'The London-Budapest Game' is the true sequel to 'Sword of the Turul,' with a unique glimpse into the British underground in World War II Hungary-and its aftermath. From 1991 to 2001,a... More > Swedish-Russian joint Commission investigating the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg discovered that 3 Hungarian numbered prisoners secretly held in Vladimir prison, Soviet Union had been connected to his case. One was Karoly Schandl, a young lawyer in Budapest who lived near the Swedish Embassy. This is the continuation of his shocking true story, supported by historical documents and excerpts from his private writings. Karoly’s anti-Nazi resistance group was led by his childhood friend, Gabor Haraszty, a.k.a. British intelligence agent ALBERT. The group had links to MI9, ISLD (MI6), SOE, Colonel Howie, the Dutch and Polish Underground, the Tito partisans, and famous Jewish parachutists from Palestine, with whom they planned to collaborate in Hungary. It was a dangerous game, and only a few would survive...< Less
A Trial Among Us By A Lifer, & As Told to Lady Gray
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A TRIAL AMONG US is the true story of a kangaroo court run by and for prisoners deep within the walls of the Marquette, Michigan Maximum Security Prison, with flashbacks to U.S. covert ops in... More > Vietnam, South America and Soviet Russia.< Less
A Trial Among Us By A Lifer, & As Told to Lady Gray
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A TRIAL AMONG US is the true story of a kangaroo court run by and for prisoners deep within the walls of the Marquette, Michigan Maximum Security Prison, with flashbacks to U.S. covert ops in... More > Vietnam, South America and Soviet Russia.< Less
KATYN A Screenplay By Michael Hood
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SCREENPLAY. COPYRIGHT (c) 2001, 2010. This is a story about the world's single largest prisoner of war massacre, committed by the Soviet secret state police in the spring of 1940. The event can... More > have no triumphant hero in the traditional sense. But one belligerent horseman, Lieutenant Eugene Kovall, embodies the fiery resistance of all his compatriots. "Spur your proud horses hard, and ride in blood!" -- Shakespeare, Richard III. _______________________________________________ The author, Michael Hood, is a native Michiganian.< Less
KATYN A Screenplay By Michael Hood
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SCREENPLAY. COPYRIGHT (c) 2001, 2010. This is a story about the world's single largest prisoner of war massacre, committed by the Soviet secret state police in the spring of 1940. The event can... More > have no triumphant hero in the traditional sense. But one belligerent horseman, Lieutenant Eugene Kovall, embodies the fiery resistance of all his compatriots. "Spur your proud horses hard, and ride in blood!" -- Shakespeare, Richard III. _______________________________________________ The author, Michael Hood, is a native Michiganian.< Less
A Boy from A Ukrainian Village By Ilya Okh
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This book is the amazing true account of a boy’s survival during World War II. Illya Okh had only just begun to enter his teenage years when he became separated from his parents during the... More > Nazi invasion of the Ukraine. Merely a child, Ilya travels about the vast expanse of the Soviet Union, hopping from trains to orphanages to prisons all while trying to reunite with his missing family. In this true story of a youth that lived, worked, and learned to survive during the Great Patriotic War, Illya meets and grows with people lost in the upheaval. In a style marked with unexpected optimism and honesty, this surprisingly candid biography shows a different face of the the world during one of its bloodiest wars. On the move instead of on the battlefield, Okh shares the light-hearted outlook that helped him survive all of the adverse situations that rose against him. It’s a story seldom told, yet impossible to forget.< Less

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