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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....

Welcome To America!

George Trofimoff, as a teen-age boy, escaped the Nazi enlistment and the close of WWII by escaping to Paris. At first he found a job painting silk scarfs, but when that employer closed, he was desperate to find work. It was impossible to get employment without a work permit from...

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...