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Raul Mendez marked it as to-read Mar 12, Views Read Edit View history. There was a commemorative reception attended by. Mariano Dalla Torre marked it as to-read Jul 15, Kozierkiewicz marked it as to-read Jan 02, Sintellara marked it as to-read Apr 05, Parts of it read like a very 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 very eventful life.
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Trepper finally escaped, was imprisoned–until like many other returnees to the USSR, and now lives in Belgium. Ggame Porter marked it as to-read Dec 27, Barca rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Trepper, after getting away a few times, is eventually caught up in the dragnet as well during a fateful visit to his dentist.
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Valdemar Gomes marked it as to-read Jan 25, The Nazis exert pressure on him to turn against his former comrades, to begin feeding his superiors in Soviet military intelligence false information to convince them he is still at large.
Chad rated it it was amazing Jan 22, He vigorously defended his position and avoided execution for unknown reasons, but remained in prison until Tom Schulte marked it as to-read Mar 06, Desde el exilio, Trepper, en. He became a head of the Sociocultural Association of Jews in Poland.
Simon Baxter rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Pawel Rutkowski marked it as to-read Feb 13, Elliot Leonardo marked it as to-read Jun 12, They arrested Trepper on November 24, from a dentist’s chair.
Abdulrahman marked it as to-read Sep 25, Because leoopld Moscow’s mistakes, he says, the Gestapo shattered these networks and caught Trepper himself in November Michelle marked it as to-read Aug 09, Eventually, the Gestapo uncovered the network and Trepper fled to France. Andrew marked it as to-read Dec 01, Leopold Trepper died in Jerusalem in Hardcoverpages.
He went to France and worked for an underground political organization called Rabcors until French intelligence broke it up in From Wikipedia, lfopold free encyclopedia. In France, Trepper established another network, but eventually the Abwehr tracked him down. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The Great Game: Memoirs of the Spy Hitler Couldn’t Silence
Keith Garnham added it Apr 01, Claudiu Moraru added it Oct 27, He later claimed that he had contacted the French communist resistance during his imprisonment by Germans. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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As gamr cover, Trepper was a Belgian-based 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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The Great Game: Memoirs of the Spy Hitler Couldn’t Silence by Leopold Trepper
The Soviets took Trepper to Russia but instead of rewarding him, they interned him in the Lubyanka prison. PaulY rated it really liked it Nov 30, Claudi Be rated it really liked it Sep 07, After his release, he returned to Poland to his wife and three sons.
There was a problem adding your email address. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ben W rated it it was amazing Jun 21, While the Polish communist government promoted and encouraged the emigration of thousands of Jews at that time, in the case of Trepper, who wrote a letter protesting the treatment of the Jews, permission was refused until international pressure forced the authorities to allow him and a number of other Jews in a similar situation to leave.