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Border crossings : coming of age in the Czech resistance : a memoir / Charles Novacek

Publication | Library Call Number: D802.C95 N68 2012

"A memoir describing the impact of World War II and the Cold War on a Czechoslovakian boy. It is written from the perspective of Charles Novacek, born in Ozdany, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia) in 1928, who actively participated with his family in the Czech Resistance against the Nazis and Communists from the age of eleven to twenty. After escaping his homeland in 1948, Novacek fled to Germany, then Venezuela and was finally able to immigrate with his wife and children to the United States in 1956 where he became an American citizen and established a successful professional engineering career in Detroit, Michigan"--Book website.

Book cover
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Novacek, Charles, 1928-2007.
Published
Detroit, MI : Ten21 Press, c2012
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258)
Locale
Czechoslovakia
United States
Language
English
 
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