Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance

“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…
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Portada de la revista "Time" con el entonces dictador venezolano Marcos Pérez Jimenez en la misma. Febrero de 1955. / Cover of "Time" with the former Venezuelan dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez in it. February 1955.
“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,... People, Madeleine Albright, Charles, Sandra, Age, Detroit, Hero, Husband
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“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,...
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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. Vintage, Ww2, Vintage Photos, Oss, Historia
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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<p>William “Bill” Stamelos has a simple answer when asked what interested him in the art world: It was his wife, Electra. “I was an engineer, and what do engineers know about art? They know how to frame it,” said Stamelos, laughing. “[At first] she would drag me around to museums <a href="http://news.umd.umich.edu/2015/12/celebrating-the-stamelos-legacy-university-announces-plans-to-establish-william-and-electra-stamelos-gallery/#more-'" class="more-link">more »</a></p> Museums, Michigan, Engineers, Legacy, Engineer, News, Gallery, Dearborn
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<p>William “Bill” Stamelos has a simple answer when asked what interested him in the art world: It was his wife, Electra. “I was an engineer, and what do engineers know about art? They know how to frame it,” said Stamelos, laughing. “[At first] she would drag me around to museums <a href="http://news.umd.umich.edu/2015/12/celebrating-the-stamelos-legacy-university-announces-plans-to-establish-william-and-electra-stamelos-gallery/#more-'" class="more-link">more »</a></p>
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Miss Czech-Slovak United States, Meagan Kurmel of Omaha, Nebraska likes BORDER CROSSINGS!. Harajuku, York, Omaha Nebraska, Visiting, United States, Visit York, Miss
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Miss Czech-Slovak United States, Meagan Kurmel of Omaha, Nebraska likes BORDER CROSSINGS!.
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"Border Crossings", $19.95 + $10.00 shipping/handling by Charles Novacek.  A memoir that reads like a thriller!  This charming, erudite artist spent his boyhood in the Czech Resistance, defending his homeland from the Nazis and the Communists.
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"Border Crossings", $19.95 + $10.00 shipping/handling by Charles Novacek. A memoir that reads like a thriller! This charming, erudite artist spent his boyhood in the Czech Resistance, defending his homeland from the Nazis and the Communists.
Come for fun and local shopping to Detroit's Eastern Market Sunday Street Market from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. inside Shed 3. My 1021 Press booth will be there with my late husband Charles Novacek’s award-winning memoir BORDER CROSSINGS: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance and notecards and bookplates with Charles’ painting “Still Life at 13” painted during World War II. Places, Street, Market Street, Eastern Market Detroit, Things To Do, Sunday
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Come for fun and local shopping to Detroit's Eastern Market Sunday Street Market from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. inside Shed 3. My 1021 Press booth will be there with my late husband Charles Novacek’s award-winning memoir BORDER CROSSINGS: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance and notecards and bookplates with Charles’ painting “Still Life at 13” painted during World War II.
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Sandra Novacek promises husband, Charles, she will do whatever it takes to get book published
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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
Charles Novacek’s mother Maria Patko Nováčeková was born on January 8, 1902, in the village of Ožd’any in Austria-Hungary, the present day Slovakia near the Hungarian border. As Charles stated in his memoir, Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance “Mother’s native language was Hungarian and I learned to speak it proficiently from her.” She read Hungarian stories and poetry to her son. Mother, Hungary, Born, Dear
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Charles Novacek’s mother Maria Patko Nováčeková was born on January 8, 1902, in the village of Ožd’any in Austria-Hungary, the present day Slovakia near the Hungarian border. As Charles stated in his memoir, Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance “Mother’s native language was Hungarian and I learned to speak it proficiently from her.” She read Hungarian stories and poetry to her son.
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. Writing Prompts, Writing, Lesson, Middle Grades, Research Projects, Integrity, Literacy Resource, Nonfiction
Guide Review for Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance — Debbie Gonzales
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.
New! Educator's Guide for Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance. Education, Common Core State Standards, Common Core, Memoir Writing, Guide, Continents
Educator’s Guide Debut + 2nd Anniversary of Border Crossings
New! Educator's Guide for Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance.
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Border Crossings - On Sale at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Border Crossings - On Sale at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance - Warren Public Library
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance - Warren Public Library
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance|Hardcover
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance - Warren Public Library
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance - Warren Public Library