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Ricardo marked it as to-read Jun 14, Claudiu Moraru added it Oct 27, Subsequently, he is held in some pretty nasty prisons.
After his release, he returned to Poland to his wife and three sons. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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He emerged with the French Resistance after the liberation of Paris.
After the October Revolution he joined the Bolsheviks and worked in the Galician mines. Gyozo Nagy rated it really liked it Jul 15, John rated it really liked it Dec 22, Sam Johnson rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Keith Garnham added it Apr 01, Michel added it Jan 14, Michelle marked it trpeper to-read Aug 09, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
The book tries to counter a presumed onus of cooperation with the Gestapo; what comes through is not any sin of Trepper’s but the perplexing stupidity of the Nazis as he describes them.
This is certainly the most complete first hand account of the story available from one of the principals of the action. Other books in the series. Then began “”the Great Game.
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Eventually, the Gestapo uncovered the network and Trepper fled to France. Refresh and try again.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Antonio rated it it was amazing Jun 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Claudia rated it it was amazing Oct 10, There was a problem adding your email address. Parts of it read like a greah authentic spy thriller as the Gestapo begin tightening their noose around One thing is certainly apparent from this book, and that is that Leopold Trepper, a Polish-Jewish Communist militant who at one time led the famous “Red Orchestra” spyring in Western Europe in the years running up to and during the SEcond World War, lived a peopold eventful life.
Simon Baxter rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Chad rated it it was amazing Jan 22, The Soviets took Trepper to Russia but instead of rewarding him, they interned him in the Lubyanka prison.
In author Patrick Marnham suggested Trepper not only exposed the Soviet agent Henri Robinson but may have been the source that betrayed French resistance leader Jean Moulin. It is disputed as to how helpful he was to the Nazis. One thing is certainly apparent from this book, and that is that Leopold Trepper, a Polish-Jewish Communist militant who at one time led the famous “Red Orchestra” spyring in Western Europe in the years running up to and during the SEcond World War, lived a very eventful life.
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