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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova: A Life Torn Apart By Revolution And War

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Olga Chekhova was the niece of playwright Anton Chekhov and a stunning Russian beauty. She was also a famous Nazi-era film actress, closely associated with Adolf Hitler. After fleeing Bolshevik Moscow for Berlin in 1920, she was recruited by her composer brother Lev to work for Soviet intelligence. In return, her family were allowed to join her. Several of them were trapped in Berlin as the Red Army approached in 1945. As Olga had appeared in photographs with Hitler his entourage, the rest of her family in Moscow were ...

The Mystery of Olga Chekhova: A Life Torn Apart By Revolution And War 2005, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141017648

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