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Obiknovenniy Communism (Ordinary Communism. Russian Edition) By Alexander Bolonkin
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This book is about small period (two years) of Dr.Sci., professor Alexander Bolonkin. He worked in Soviet aviation, rocket and space industries and lectured in main Moscow Universities in the former... More > USSR. He earned many awards in the former Soviet Union. In 1972 professor Bolonkin was arrested by the notorious Soviet Secret Police (KGB) because he had been discovered reading forbidden political literature about freedom and democracy and had been listening to “Voice of America”. The KGB many tortured and tormented him in various special prisons, concentration camps, and in exile in Siberia in during 15 years. Given book is described only 2 years from 15 year his stay in prison and concentration camp.< Less
Sword of the Turul By Catherine Eva Schandl
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* Due to its historical merit, this book is mentioned on the site of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. It is also in Yad Vashem Library.* From the British led anti-Nazi resistance in... More > Hungary to the Soviet prisons of Lubyanka, Lefortovo, and Vladimir, then to Whitehall and North America - this book is based on a true story,told for the first time. What did a “group” led by British intelligence, a church in a cave, and a missing Swedish diplomat all have in common in World War II Hungary – and why did most of the players in this drama disappear? Shocking facts are uncovered about war-torn Budapest, British intelligence, and SMERSH – and how they were connected. A 60 year old deception is exposed… *The scanned prison record at the beginning of the book, is authentic, as are the revealing pages from Karoly's and Terezia's memoirs.* This book is on Amazon worldwide, Forbes Book Club, Ecampus, and is listed on Ingram.< Less
Sword of the Turul By Catherine Eva Schandl
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* Due to its historical merit, this book is mentioned on the site of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. It is also in Yad Vashem Library.* From the British led anti-Nazi resistance in... More > Hungary to the Soviet prisons of Lubyanka, Lefortovo, and Vladimir, then to Whitehall and North America - this book is based on a true story,told for the first time. What did a “group” led by British intelligence, a church in a cave, and a missing Swedish diplomat all have in common in World War II Hungary – and why did most of the players in this drama disappear? Shocking facts are uncovered about war-torn Budapest, British intelligence, and SMERSH – and how they were connected. A 60 year old deception is exposed… *The scanned prison record at the beginning of the book, is authentic, as are the revealing pages from Karoly's and Terezia's memoirs.* This book is on Amazon worldwide, Forbes Book Club, Ecampus, and is listed on Ingram.< Less
THE COUNTERFEIT COSSACK By ARTHUR FEDER
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Through countless bloody battles in WWII, and the Israeli War for Independence, from Soviet prisoner to Commissar, from the lush steppes of the Ukraine to the arid deserts of Palestine, and on to... More > business success in Puerto Rico, Arthur Feder fought and triumphed.< Less
Leonora Davies MBE JP By Brian Jones
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The story of Leonora Davies, much of it in her own words, beginning with her account of her childhood in a South Wales mining village. Became one of the first qualified women teachers in Wales... More > before marrying John Henry Davies, a noted geologist. Prominent in the Labour Party, and in 1926 was secretary of the local Coalfields Distress Fund. Travelled widely with her husband including visits to Soviet Russia in 1932 and to pre-war Nazi Germany. Assisted Jewish friends to escape from Nazi persecution and re-settle in USA. After the war continued with her work in public life including as Chairman of the Pontardawe Magistrates' Bench and Chairman of the Visiting Committee for Swansea Prison.< Less
The Last Train to Budapest By Richard Pekar
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Nandor Pekar escaped communist Hungary in 1956. Trained by his father to survive in SAS type fashion for years in the heart of the Zemplen Mountains; when the moment of impact arrived in 1956, Nandor... More > ensured the Russians were faced with a well-organised, fearless populace, which improvised with amazing bravery. This is a story of revenge, patriotism, romance and violence, encompassing an emotional thrilling tidal wave with an unexpected grand finale. Following the bloody battle for freedom, moseying amongst the depression of Budapest’s merciless bludgeoned core, Nandor realises there is only one chance to be free. To escape Hungary! It would be his last chance to beat the Russians, and deny them of their intentions to keep him prisoner in his own country.< Less
Quick Guide: One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich By College Guide World
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a novel written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, first published in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Novy Mir (New World).The story is set in a Soviet... More > labor camp in the 1950s, and describes a single day of an ordinary prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov. Its publication was an extraordinary event in Soviet literary history—never before had an account of Stalinist repression been openly distributed. The editor of Novy Mir, Aleksandr Tvardovsky, wrote a short introduction for the issue, titled "Instead of a Foreword," to prepare the journal's readers for what they were about to experience.< Less
Reading Pushkin in Siberia By Celia N. Ores
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In Reading Pushkin in Siberia, Dr. Celia Ores tells her tale of survival during World War II. She fled her hometown of Dubienka, Poland, during the Nazi invasion, only to be sent with her family by... More > the Soviets to a gulag in Siberia. Dr. Ores came of age in the most unlikely of places: the gulags and prison villages of the Soviet Union. A Soviet-appointed doctor invested in her by taking her on nature walks, teaching her Russian and sneaking works by the masters of Russian literature, like Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, which Dr. Ores memorized and still recalls to this day. The doctor offered her compassion and kindness, and nourished her innate drive to learn. Dr. Ores learned to speak and read Russian and read works of literature by forbidden lamplight in the labor camp in Siberia. After Siberia, Dr. Ores was sent to a camp in Kazakhstan, where she attended school in a Kazakh prison village with prisoners from Moscow and other areas under Soviet control. Following the war, Dr. O< Less
A TRIAL AMONG US By as told to Lady Gray & by A Lifer
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A TRIAL AMONG US is the chronicle of a kangaroo court held deep within the bowels of the Marquette, Michigan, Maximum Security Prison Cell Block B: "The Hole." Here the prisoners try... More > their own, insisting upon nothing less than the whole, literal truth. Flashbacks on some of the witnesses' pre-incarceration lives go as far afield as CIA "Dirty Ops" in Viet Nam, South America, the Caribbean and the Soviet Union.< Less
A TRIAL AMONG US By as told to Lady Gray & by A Lifer
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A TRIAL AMONG US is the chronicle of a kangaroo court held deep within the bowels of the Marquette, Michigan, Maximum Security Prison Cell Block B: "The Hole." Here the prisoners try... More > their own, insisting upon nothing less than the whole, literal truth. Flashbacks on some of the witnesses' pre-incarceration lives go as far afield as CIA "Dirty Ops" in Viet Nam, South America, the Caribbean and the Soviet Union.< Less

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