Tag Archives: Bolsheviks

The Tearing of War

In how many ways does war destroy? It tears at the social fabric of the attacker but even more so the attacked. It destroys infrastructure and access to food, shelter and sanitation. But one effect of war is the separation of families. Young George Trofimoff in Berlin had an extended family....

The Trofimoff Inconsistency

Colonel George Trofimoff was convicted of spying for the KGB in a Tampa federal court in 2001. He was 74 at the time of his conviction and was the highest ranking U.S. military personnel ever convicted of spying. In 1917, the Communist Bolsheviks assassinated his grandparents,who were of the Czarist nobility. His grandfather was a...