Review: Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Ion Mihai Pacepa is the highest-ranking Soviet-bloc official ever to defect to the. Ion Mihai Pacepa is a former three-star general in the Securitate, the secret police of Communist Romania, who defected to the. Results 1 – 24 of 24 Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Crimes, Lifestyle, and Corruption by Ion Mihai Pacepa and a great.

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I asked them why the streets were able to be maintained so clean in Romania, and they said you can get into “big trouble” if you are caught littering.

A story not well-known in America, but fascinating to discover. An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live. Nevertheless his desertion crippled Ceausescu’s foreign image and he have to thank him for doing it.

Ion Mihai Pacepa’s father born in grew up in Alba Iuliathe capital of the principality of Transylvaniawhich at that time was part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empirewhere he worked in his own father’s small kitchenware factory. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

An absorbing account of the Ceausescu’s, written from the perspective of someone who was close enough to know the real Nicolae and his wife. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. One ventures into such subject matter knowing ahead of time that the information is going to be unpleasant.

A Beautiful New Life. This book and Disinformation should be required reading. Paperbackpages. Would appreciate suggestions for more precise works.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Mar 09, Andrei Gavrila rated it it was amazing. In a article, he stated: It would explain from the love of an invisible god to the veneration of a disgusting Osama Ben Laden.


He defected to the United States following President Jimmy Carter’s approval of his request for political asylum. Every Romanian should read this book in order to find out more about the crimes that Nicolae Ceausescu committed and the great fortune that he gathered while the Romanians where queuing to buy a slice of bread.

Selected pages Title Page. Pacepa was head of the intelligence branch of the Romanian government, reed he saw the handwriting on his personal wall, and defected. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Retrieved on 16 November The worst is thinking, rather knowing some of my children have bought into the lies the current administration has sold them.

Here is my favorite Ceausescu quote, regarding his plans to wiretap every home in Romania: It is a true public opinion survey. What’s sad about that that speaks volumes is they are one of the many who are duped in to oon this lie that has been sold to them. They made it a point to mention that because of their shock at seeing filthy streets in Chicago. Jan 02, Katherine Hernandez rated it really liked it. My uncle, a Colonel in the Romanian army, was a “food” engineer and worked on food research.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. See all 63 reviews. A Study of the Romanian Manipulation of the Olympic I can attest horions that as being very true.

As a son of a Romanian father with many family members having come from Romania to the United States, I have always known only what I was told by my family. This book represents Dictator Ceausescu like a genius who was thinking big, but in reality he was a just a simple stupid peasant. When he attended military schooling for officers, his friend fellow officer was Ceasescu himself. I expected deeper revelations of the actual oppression prison conditions, numbers executed, etc.


Pages with related products. In opposition, large anti-war demonstrations were held in cities across the world. He does not say, and his motivations for deserting the regime do not ring true.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. As head of the DIE, his hands had to have gotten dirty accomplishing the deeds Ceausescu demanded. In DecemberRomanian President Nicolae Ceausescu was executed at the end of a trial whose accusations came almost word-for-word out of Pacepa’s book, “Red Horizons,” subsequently republished in 27 countries.

InRed Horizons was re-published as an e-book by Google. An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live Pacepa has several other books, too, very much worth reading. I would have liked it better if the author did not adhere to an objective storytelling style at all times, because I would have been curious to know his feelings towards the people who appear in the book.

Red Horizons : The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Crimes, Lifestyle, and Corruption

The book is a mixture of discussions on international relations, descriptions of the espionaje tactics employed by the USSR and other mihxi countries, and accounts of what Ceausescu and the people closest to him were like.

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Peake called Pacepa’s theory an “imaginative story” and “implausible”. The French version is quite uninteresting. While this book may not be of interest to most readers, although it is both horzions and horrible, I read it in honor of many of our Hungarian friends of Romanian descent.

Jan 04, Linda rated it really liked it.