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The Great Game: Memoirs of the Spy Hitler Couldn’t Silence by Leopold Trepper
Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling treppet about the problem. Judy rated it really liked it Dec 07, Kozierkiewicz marked it as to-read Jan 02, He went to France and worked for an underground political organization called Rabcors until French intelligence broke it up in He vigorously defended his position and avoided execution for unknown reasons, but remained in prison until Keith Garnham added it Apr 01, The Red Orchestra was probably the most successful teepper network in World War II, and the raid led to the capture, torture, and execution of over agents.
Parts of it read like a very authentic spy thriller as the Gestapo begin tightening their tye around One thing is certainly apparent from this book, and that is that Leopold Trepper, a Polish-Jewish Communist gsme 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.
His reading of his own life centers around the primacy of his Jewishness throughout the years; his amateur status as an intelligence operative; and the tyrannies of the East.
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Eventually, the Gestapo uncovered the network and Trepper fled to France. Trepper, after getting away a few times, is eventually caught up in the dragnet as well during a fateful visit to his dentist.
Kate marked it as to-read Jun 21, He became a head of the Sociocultural Association of Jews in Poland. His funeral was attended by the highest echelons of the Israeli armyincluding Defence Minister Ariel Sharon.
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Because of Moscow’s mistakes, he says, the Gestapo shattered these networks and caught Trepper himself in November Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.
The Great Game: Memoirs of the Spy Hitler Couldn’t Silence
Barca rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Andrew marked it as to-read Dec 01, InTrepper was sent to organize and coordinate an leoplod network in Nazi-occupied Europebased in Belgium. Trivia About The Great Game: PaulY rated it really liked it Nov 30, This article needs additional citations for verification. After the October Revolution he joined the Bolsheviks and worked in the Galician mines. Antonio rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Gabriel Knightley is leopoldd reading it Jan 22, John rated it really liked it Dec 22, Chad rated it it was amazing Jan 22, As a cover, Trepper was a Trwpper manufacturer doing business with the Nazis; his liaisons included top Berlin officials and the stenographer at Hitler’s military summit meetings.
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