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From Auschwitz to Du Pont By Ivan Brod
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Born in 1927 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Ivan describes growing up in pre-war Europe until the time of Hitler’s invasion of Czechoslovakia and his own deportation to Auschwitz. After living... More > through the ferocious occurrences of Auschwitz, Ivan and his fellow prisoners were led on the "march of death" before the advancing Soviet Army, but Ivan escaped, walking some 200 miles to Slovakia and becoming the first former Auschwitz prisoner to enlist in the Czechoslovak Liberation Army. After the war, Ivan enrolled at the Charles University Law School but was forced to flee the country due to the Communist putsch. He landed in the US and went on to work for Shell Oil, General Electric, and Du Pont. Since his retirement from Du Pont he has taught business management at the University of Maryland in Germany. After surviving fascism, communism, capitalism, and academia, Ivan is now happily retired. This is his Story.< Less
From Auschwitz to Du Pont By Ivan Brod
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Born in 1927 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Ivan describes growing up in pre-war Europe until the time of Hitler’s invasion of Czechoslovakia and his own deportation to Auschwitz. After living... More > through the ferocious occurrences of Auschwitz, Ivan and his fellow prisoners were led on the "march of death" before the advancing Soviet Army, but Ivan escaped, walking some 200 miles to Slovakia and becoming the first former Auschwitz prisoner to enlist in the Czechoslovak Liberation Army. After the war, Ivan enrolled at the Charles University Law School but was forced to flee the country due to the Communist putsch. He landed in the US and went on to work for Shell Oil, General Electric, and Du Pont. Since his retirement from Du Pont he has taught business management at the University of Maryland in Germany. After surviving fascism, communism, capitalism, and academia, Ivan is now happily retired. This is his Story.< Less
My Paperback Book By Cristian Butnariu
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Nicolae Ceaușescu, (born January 26, 1918, Scornicești, Romania—died December 25, 1989, near Bucharest), Communist official who was leader of Romania from 1965 until he was overthrown... More > and killed in a revolution in 1989. A member of the Romanian Communist youth movement during the early 1930s, Ceaușescu was imprisoned in 1936 and again in 1940 for his Communist Party activities. In 1939 he married Elena Petrescu (b. January 7, 1919, Oltenia region, Romania—d. December 25, 1989, near Bucharest), a Communist activist. While in prison, Ceaușescu became a protégé of his cell mate, the Communist leader Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, who would become the undisputed Communist leader of Romania beginning in 1952. Escaping prison in August 1944 shortly before the Soviet occupation of Romania, Ceaușescu subsequently served as secretary of the Union of Communist Youth (1944–45).< Less
Episodes from Auschwitz - Witold’s Report By Michał Gałek et al.
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The next in the series of historical comics about Auschwitz is dedicated to the story of Witold Pilecki – soldier of the Polish Army during the Polish-Soviet War in 1920 and September 1939... More > invasion of Poland, he fought in the Polish resistance, the AK (Home Army), and as its member, he volunteered for Auschwitz. After the war, the Communist regime considered him a traitor of the Polish People. He was murdered in the prison of the Ministry of Public Security of Poland in Mokotów, Warsaw. Pilecki’s story is centered around his interrogation in the dungeons of the state secret police. The comic presents the details of Pilecki’s arrival in Auschwitz, his escape, and plans considered by the AK to attack the camp to free prisoners. A historical reconstruction. In co-operation with The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.< Less
JAMES BONER By DAVID GOODWIN
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Shagpill and James Boner works for the FBI in Long Beach, California. They are assigned to stop Doctor Evil from turning the planet earth into dust and smoke. Yagina is Doctor Evil's partner in the... More > evil plan. Shagpill and James Boner go undercover on Mars while on the mission. The name of the city is Wonderland. Shagpill and James Boner are staying in Wonderland until they meet FBI agent Friday. The FBI spaceships and the Soviet Union spaceships battle one another in space. Shagpill and James Boner also go to Spy Land after escaping prison. They escape and go to Spy Land. So do Shagpill and James Boner stop Doctor Evil's plan? read and find out.< Less
Shoegazing (Softcover) By Janne Parviainen
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Janne Parviainen - Shoegazing. Can you live from your art? Is there a time to give up on your dreams and face reality? Can you start hearing Charles Bukowski talking to you from reading too much of... More > his work? What to do when you meet a loose guard dog in an abandoned Soviet prison? What are the clouds made of? These are just a few of the questions Helsinki based artist Janne Parviainen has to deal with during a year on the rollercoaster of life where the lows hit hard and the butterflies bring messages of better times. Janne Parviainen is a Finnish light artist, painter and a National Geographic published urban exploration photographer.< Less
The Case Of The Liberian Lady By Rick Fontes
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1987. The Cold War is winding down but don't tell that to the major players in the struggle for global superiority. Rick Moreno, working a routine assignment to corral a Filipino seaman who has... More > jumped bond on a drug charge, is plunged into a convoluted web of intrigue and mystery involving a missing ship, Soviet attempts to gain a foothold in the Caribbean region, the Puerto Rican separatist group (FALN) and is treated to a stay in a Cuban maximum security prison. The Case of the Liberian Lady shines a light into the dark corners of political gamesmanship as it is played on the world stage. Join Rick Moreno on his always exciting, sometimes deadly journey through this maze of geopolitical machination. How much of this narrative is actually ripped from the pages of history is left for you to decide.< Less
Tsar of the Empty Lands By Stephen Brooke
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Nineteen Thirty-Five, Soviet Russia. Josef Dobrov is only a soldier and wants it to stay that way, to be someone nobody notices. Some of his friends have been noticed and it did not end well for... More > them. One of them is on the train of gulag-bound prisoners he is guarding. Not his affair, says Josef. He has no intention of getting into trouble. But high in the Urals, fate throws the young soldier into not only trouble but an whole new world, a world of savagery and beauty, danger and wonder. A world he adopts as his own, only to find it besieged by forces from without, and the woman he loves endangered and ensorcelled by those forces. Can he and the ancient and powerful sorcerer, Hurasu, stop them? Jokingly named ‘Tsar’ by his fellows, Josef becomes a man willing to step forward at last, to be seen as leader, as hero, in Tsar of the Empty Lands, a fantasy novel by Stephen Brooke.< Less
Tsar of the Empty Lands By Stephen Brooke
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Nineteen Thirty-Five, Soviet Russia. Josef Dobrov is only a soldier and wants it to stay that way, to be someone nobody notices. Some of his friends have been noticed and it did not end well for... More > them. One of them is on the train of gulag-bound prisoners he is guarding. Not his affair, says Josef. He has no intention of getting into trouble. But high in the Urals, fate throws the young soldier into not only trouble but an whole new world, a world of savagery and beauty, danger and wonder. A world he adopts as his own, only to find it besieged by forces from without, and the woman he loves endangered and ensorcelled by those forces. Can he and the ancient and powerful sorcerer, Hurasu, stop them? Jokingly named ‘Tsar’ by his fellows, Josef becomes a man willing to step forward at last, to be seen as leader, as hero, in Tsar of the Empty Lands, a fantasy novel by Stephen Brooke.< Less
Daniel and Alla Andreev By Daniel H. Shubin
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Daniel Andreev was a complex genius encompassing many spheres of comprehension, including philosophy, religion, history, culture, and political science. Daniel was simultaneously a mystic entity... More > having a connection to the realms beyond the terrestrial sphere of our own, and he traversed the heavenly regions and nether regions, and recorded them. Daniel transcended the mundane and secular progress of contemporary existence, and this instilled in him the endurance needed to survive his 10 years of suffering in Soviet prisons, and his spinal handicap. All of this provided Daniel the ability to compose his meta-philosophy of history: Rose of the World. Alla Andreeva (Bruzhes, Ivashev-Musatov) loved Daniel because he was a genius and was a person not of the ordinary category. At the moment Daniel and Alla met an indivisible and lifelong connection was created. Daniel H Shubin has written several books on Russian history, philosophy and religion.< Less

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