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Cold war history
« on: February 05, 2016, 12:49:38 pm »
I went OT on another thread....but I am reading a book that cold war history buffs might enjoy.  I think it's out of print, but I found it used online.

It is Red Horizons and it is about the Ceausecscu regime of Romania in the 1980s.  It's fascinating and a part of that history that I did not know.

It's written by Lt General Ion Mihai Pacepa who was the head of Romanian intel at that time.

My OT comments had to do with Iraq and there is some of the history of the actions of Iraq during that period, although that is not the subject of the book.

http://www.amazon.com/Red-Horizons-Ceausescus-Lifestyle-Corruption/dp/0895267462
?Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.?


― George Orwell, 1984