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Novacek, Charles, 1928-2007
Border crossings : coming of age in the Czech resistance : a memoir / Charles Novacek
Detroit, MI : Ten21 Press, c2012
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 Alumni Authors/1st floor  D802.C95 N68 2012    AVAILABLE
Alumni author: Charles Novacek
Subject Novacek, Charles, 1928-2007
Subject(s) World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Czech
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Czechoslovakia
Anti-communist movements -- Czechoslovakia
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description x, 261 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm
Summary "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
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258)
Alumni author: Charles Novacek

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