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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Ion Mihai Pacepa

Confusing at points, but real informative. My uncle, a Colonel in the Romanian army, was a “food” engineer and worked on food research. Except, of course, that anyone can publish a book! Their murders were appropriate.

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In Decemberthe new government of Romania restored Pacepa’s rank of general. In my opinions it’s a new way of viewing how they thought it was the best for their country. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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Romania’s government refused to comply. He is now a United States citizen, a writer, and a columnist.

Other editions – View all Red Horizons: In holding the positions he purports to have had, Pacepa must have done his share of the type of fawning he describes his colleagues doing.

Showing of horizonns reviews. Dec 31, Florin Cojocaru rated it it was amazing. A salient detail that caught my attention was Ceausescu’s astonishment during his “trial” upon hearing that “mercenaries” were shooting into the crowds demonstrating against him — of course, his surprise was in fact justified given that those terrorists were most likely hired by the leaders of the coup.

I wonder how he could work for such a detestable regime for so long until he decided to switch sides.


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Views Read Edit View history. An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live. Reading this book makes me ask questions about what happened after Pacepa’s defection, both to him and to Romania, and it helps me to understand more about what my family had been through.

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It’s fortunate that Erd paid heed to this book’s auther unlike Jimmy Carter, and changed his policies for Communist Romania. Regnery Gateway- True Crime – pages.

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One of these items ships sooner than the other. One thing my pcepa told me which always stuck in my mind was that in Romania, in the 60s and 70s, you never saw litter on the streets. Moreover, Pius was being lauded for his wartime efforts to protect religious minorities by, among others, President Roosevelt, Winston Churchill who described him as “the greatest horiznos of our time”and Albert Einstein.

Born in Bucharest inIon Mihai Pacepa studied industrial chemistry at the Politehnica University of Bucharest between andbut just months before graduation he was drafted by the Securitate, and got his engineering degree only four years later.

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A fascinating insight into the self-serving life of an Eastern European dictator during the Communist era. DuringPacepa published The Kremlin ‘s Legacyin which he tried to wean his native country away from its continued dependency on a Communist-style police state. Oct pscepa, Suleyman Sari rated it it horizonns ok Shelves: Dee published Pacepa’s book Programmed to Kill: He couldn’t have done so without a measure of intelligence and political savvy or without being pacfpa up by collaborators.


One ventures into such subject matter knowing ahead of time that the information is going to be unpleasant. Published April 15th by Regnery Publishing first published In a letter paceoa his daughter, Dana, published in the French newspaper Le Monde in and broadcast over and over by Radio Free EuropePacepa explained the reason for defecting: He was assigned to the Directorate of Counter-sabotage of the Securitate.

This brought on a virulent form of stomach cancer, which dispatched the person in a matter of weeks. What’s sad about that that speaks volumes is they are one of the many who are duped in to believing this lie that has been sold res them.

From the point of view of someone who did not experience the communist regime first-hand, but has seen the aftermath of it, this book allows a glimpse into the way in which everything was orchesterated A very interesting account of the inner workings of Ceausescu’s regime.

As head of the DIE, his hands had to have gotten dirty accomplishing the deeds Ceausescu demanded. In stays by my bed, as important as my pillow. This book is painful read for numerous reasons. Red Horizons was subsequently republished in 29 countries, and it was made into a documentary movie by the Hungarian TV.

This book and Disinformation should be required reading. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Apr 25, Mike rated it really liked it Recommends it for: In opposition, large anti-war demonstrations were held in cities across the world.