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Sword of the Turul
     

Sword of the Turul

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by Catherine Eva Schandl
 

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Based on an incredible true story, now told for the first time. What did a "group" led by British intelligence, a church in a cave, and a missing Swedish diplomat all have in common in World War II Hungary - and why did most of the players in this drama disappear? Shocking facts are uncovered about war-torn Budapest, British intelligence, and SMERSH - and how they

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Based on an incredible true story, now told for the first time. What did a "group" led by British intelligence, a church in a cave, and a missing Swedish diplomat all have in common in World War II Hungary - and why did most of the players in this drama disappear? Shocking facts are uncovered about war-torn Budapest, British intelligence, and SMERSH - and how they were all connected. A 60 year old deception is exposed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411650602
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
10/21/2005
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,118,689
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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Meet the Author

Catherine Eva Schandl, B.A. Honours, M.Ed., is a Canadian writer and researcher of Hungarian origin. Catherine is the author of the well received book "Sword of the Turul," which was featured in the 2006 special volume of the Wallenberg Bulletin. The book can also be found in Yad Vashem library, and was recently used as one of the sources for an article about Raoul Wallenberg's intelligence contacts in Hungary - in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

The London-Budapest Game is the newly released sequel to "Sword of the Turul." Based on the author's historical research, "The London-Budapest Game" offers a unique glimpse into the hidden world of the British intelligence service in Nazi-occupied Hungary - and the shocking aftermath. Some allied agents and members of the underground narrowly escaped SMERSH, others were killed, but a few were secretly imprisoned in the Soviet Union, for years ...

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Sword of the Turul 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a page turner with plenty of action, twists, and turns. What's amazing is that it's based on a true story that spans over 60 years and 3 continents. It takes you behind the scenes of the Holocaust in Hungary, the Cold War, intelligence, cover ups, Soviet tactics, and a certain Church. Riveting!