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From War to Westminster - cover

From War to Westminster

Stefan Terlezki

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military

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A Ukrainian-born British MP’s memoir of being sold into slavery by Nazis as a child—and the long journey that led to his career in politics and business.   Born in a small farming town in Western Ukraine that was under Polish rule at the time—but would soon be occupied and annexed by the Soviet Union and then invaded by the Germans—Stefan Terlezki was torn from his family, abducted and sold by the Nazis into slavery in Austria.   Eventually, after many adventures and misadventures, he made his way to a DP camp and, finally, the UK. He would go on to be elected as a Member of Parliament for Cardiff, and become a close friend of Margaret Thatcher and other major political figures. He was also an accomplished businessman and served as chairman of his local football club, Cardiff City FC. In this book, he tells his “remarkable” story (BBC News).   “A moving life story.” —Wales Online
Available since: 10/19/2005.
Print length: 224 pages.

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