Wire Thieves Kill Policeman

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     Before Friday, April 7, 1916 was over, the Lewis brothers would kill two St. Louis Police Officers, John McKenna and William Dillon.  McKenna was the first to fall, when he interrupted the brothers attempts to steal wire, which was valuable during World War I.  Dillon would be killed investigating McKenna’s murder.      McKenna was assigned to look

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From Prince Mikhail of Chernigov to Stalin

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     This book covers Russian History from Medieval Times and the invasion of the Mongols up to the Soviet Era in the early 1990s.  It also includes three essays about the early films of the Soviet film director, Sergei Eisenstein.  These films, Strike (1925), Battleship Potemkin (1925) and October (1928), were all propaganda films for the Soviet Union.      The paperback can be purchased

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