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Sports behind the Iron Curtain

by Simon Freeman

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cassell Australia in North Ryde, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- Soviet Union.,
    • Sports and state -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Simon Freeman and Roger Boyes.
      SeriesBehind the scenes of sports
      ContributionsBoyes, Roger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV623 .F73 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3841629M
      ISBN 100726928674
      LC Control Number81157217
      OCLC/WorldCa8591037

        Prague, Czech Republic – After the success of their Bratislava workshop at the end of last year, Drs Zuzana Palovic and Gabriela Bereghazyova will be launching their book ‘Czechoslovakia: Behind the Iron Curtain’ in Prague at what should be an exciting and insightful event held at the Czech Foreign Ministry tomorrow morning. Alongside the Czech Minister of .   The incredible true story of the trailblazing men who risked everything to pass through the Iron Curtain and become NHL superstars, Breakaway is a thrilling look at the stories that changed hockey forever. From midnight meetings in secluded forests, to evading capture by military and police forces, this is the story of the brave players whose passion of the game Brand: HarperCollins Canada.

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      Many historical anecdotes bring these past experiences to life, covering all aspects of life behind the Iron Curtain, including separation of families and the effects on family life, diet, rationing, media, clothing and trends, strict travel restrictions, defection attempts, and the . JAN KODES: A JOURNEY TO GLORY FROM BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN. likes. Hall of Famer, Wimbledon champion Jan Kodes incredible book. Order it Followers:


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