Olga: Revolutionary and Martyr


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In march 1936, Brazil's Fascist government seized twenty-eight-year-old Olga Benario and her lover, the legendary Communist guerrilla leader Luis Carlos Prestes. After six months in prison, and heavily pregnant, Olga, a German Jew, is classified 'extremely dangerous' and exported to her native Germany. Olga, Revolutionary and Martyr tells the extraordinary tale of this heroic life. From Olga's communist activist roots in Germany as a young woman to Moscow where she flees after persecution from the German Police. It traces ...

Olga: Revolutionary and Martyr 2004, Grove Press

ISBN-13: 9780802141897

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