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[PDF] ❤ Crossing the River A Memoir of the American Left the Cold War and Life in East Germany ⚣ Victor Grossman – Nessville.me What could possibly impel a relatively privileged twenty four year old American serving in the US Army in Germany in 1952 to swim across the Danube River to what was then referred to as the Soviet Zon[PDF] Crossing the River A Memoir of the American Left the Cold War and Life in East Germany Victor Grossman Nessville.me What could possibly impel a relatively privileged twenty four year old American serving in the US Army in Germany in 1952 to swim across the Danube River to what was then referred to as the Soviet Zon What could possibly impel a relatively privileged twenty River A MOBI four year old American serving in the US Army in Germany in to swim across the Danube River to what was then referred Crossing the PDF/EPUB or to as the Soviet Zone How are we to understand his decision to forsake the land of his birth and build a new life in the still young German Democratic Republic These are the River A PDF/EPUB the.

Uestions at the core of this memoir by Victor Grossman who was born Stephen Wechsler but changed his name after defecting to the GDR A child of the Depression Grossman witnessed firsthand the River A Memoir of Kindle the dislocations wrought by the collapse of the US economy during the s Widespread unemployment and poverty CIO sit down strikes and the fight to save Republican Spain from fascism all made an indelible impression as he grew up in an environment that nurtured a commitment to left wing causes He continued his involvement with communist activities as a student at Harvard in the late s and after graduation when he took jobs in two factories in Buffalo New York and tried to organize their workers Fleeing McCarthyite America and potential prosecution Grossman worked in the GDR with other Western defec.

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