Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance

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“Border Crossings is the well-told and dramatic story of a young man whose comfortable life is abruptly transformed by the savagery of World War II. Forced to rely on primal instincts and his familiarity with the rugged highlands of Moravia, Charles Novacek casts his lot first with the anti-Hitler Underground and then with the resistance to the Nazis’ Communist successors. . ." -- Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State

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Charles' sister Vlasta (Jakubová) was born on March 1925 in Oždany, Slovakia. During World War II and the Cold War she was in the Czech resistance as a contact to her uncle, Colonel Josef Robotka. 1940s Actresses, Female Hero, Coming Of Age, Cold War, Military History, World War Ii, Wwii, Vintage Photos, Beautiful Women

Charles' sister Vlasta (Jakubová) was born on March 13, 1925 in Oždany, Slovakia. During World War II and the Cold War she was in the Czech resistance as a contact to her uncle, Colonel Josef Robotka.

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ANTHROPOID is based on the extraordinary true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czechoslovakian operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution, was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia. The film follows two soldiers from the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Jamie Dornan), who are parachuted…

Picture of rolling green fields in southern Moravia, Czech Republic. Undulating fields tell an agricultural tale in Moravia, a region in the Czech Republic that’s known for its folk traditions, architecture, and landscapes. What A Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Photo Texture, Green Fields, Patterns In Nature, Birds Eye View, National Geographic Photos, Color Of Life, Places Around The World

Lines of Moravia

Undulating fields tell an agricultural tale in the Czech Republic’s Moravia region in this National Geographic Photo of the Day from our Your Shot community.

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Guide Review for Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance - an incredible story about a young man's struggle to survive during a horrendous time in history. It is an unforgettable heart-felt tale of love, integrity, and honor. Madeleine Albright, Coming Of Age, Felt Hearts, Integrity, Nonfiction, Middle, The Incredibles, History, Age Of Majority

Guide Review for Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance — Debbie Gonzales

To be completely honest, as a teen, historical studies were not my cup of tea. I’d gloss right over as teachers would yammer on about the geographical locations of historical battles. And, then, to have to pair that information with the dates they occurred…well, look for me hiding out in the janitor

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. Madeleine Albright, Book Writer, Writing Styles, Coming Of Age, Authors, Writers, Literature, Cover, Books

Border Crossings by Charles Nováček | Tres Bohemes

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. It is an excellent book which mingles the fascinating life of an incredible man with the history and turmoil of his country during the 20th century.

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Czech resistance radio antenna used in Reinhard Heydrich assassination discovered

Radio antenne British-trained Czech agent used to communicate with London over assassination of leading Nazi in Second World War discovered in attic

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. It is an excellent book which mingles the fascinating life of an incredible man with the history and turmoil of his country during the century. Madeleine Albright, Coming Of Age, World War Ii, Memoirs, Authors, The Incredibles, History, Interior, Books

Border Crossings by Charles Nováček | Tres Bohemes

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. It is an excellent book which mingles the fascinating life of an incredible man with the history and turmoil of his country during the 20th century.

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. It is an excellent book which mingles the fascinating life of an incredible man with the history and turmoil of his country during the century. Madeleine Albright, Coming Of Age, Memoirs, Authors, The Incredibles, History, Reading, Cover, Books

Border Crossings by Charles Nováček | Tres Bohemes

Border Crossings is an award-winning memoir by Czech author Charles Nováček. It is an excellent book which mingles the fascinating life of an incredible man with the history and turmoil of his country during the 20th century.

Czech border fortifications are captured by Czech photographer Roman Kubeček, who has created a series of incredible photographs depicting the fortifications during the war and today. Fortification, Mount Rushmore, The Incredibles, History, World, Painting, Age, Historia, Painting Art

The Ghosts of Border Fortifications

Czech border fortifications are captured by Czech photographer Roman Kubeček, who has created a series of incredible photographs depicting the fortifications during the war and today.

Today, I hail the second anniversary of the launch of BORDER CROSSINGS: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance. Thank you one and all for your encouragement and support of Charles Novac… Memoir Writing, 2nd Anniversary, Coming Of Age, Continents, Memoirs, Encouragement, Education, Age Of Majority, Onderwijs

Educator’s Guide Debut + 2nd Anniversary of Border Crossings

Today, 10/21/14,* I hail the second anniversary of the launch of BORDER CROSSINGS: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance. Thank you one and all for your encouragement and support of Charles Novac…

“Meet Sandra Novacek, a suburban Detroit librarian … and resistance fighter. Yes, resistance fighter. Now, Sandra would be the first to say that she is not the hero of this story. That title would rightly belong to her late husband, Charles Novacek,... Madeleine Albright, Coming Of Age, Detroit, Husband, Meet, People, Age Of Majority, People Illustration, Folk

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