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The Gagarin Mystery Columbus of Cosmos

Tibor Vajda

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ISBN 10: 0595414435 / ISBN 13: 9780595414437
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235 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.5in.On 12th April, 1961, 27-year-old Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became the first human to venture into space. His one orbit flight made him the most famous man in the world. He was declared Columbus of the Cosmos. Gagarin received the Hero of the Soviet Union medal, was promoted to full Colonel and was appointed Deputy Head of the Star City cosmonaut centre. When Leonid Brezhnev deposed Khruschev, the new leaders were hostile to Gagarin. He died suddenly aged only 34. Was his death a tragic accident or did he have to die because he fought against the cruelties of the communist regimePresident Vladimir Putin still prevents publishing the truth that would prove how Brezhnev and associates dealt with individuals who threatened to unmask their part in the tragedy of Gagarins death. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595414437

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Title: The Gagarin Mystery Columbus of Cosmos

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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On 12th April, 1961, 27-year-old Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became the first human to venture into space. His one orbit flight made him the most famous man in the world. He was declared Columbus of the Cosmos. Gagarin received the Hero of the Soviet Union medal, was promoted to full Colonel and was appointed Deputy Head of the Star City cosmonaut centre.When Leonid Brezhnev deposed Khruschev, the new leaders were hostile to Gagarin. He died suddenly aged only 34. Was his death a tragic accident or did he have to die because he fought against the cruelties of the communist regime?President Vladimir Putin still prevents publishing the truth that would prove how Brezhnev and associates dealt with individuals who threatened to unmask their part in the tragedy of Gagarin's death.

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This is Hungarian born Timothy Vajda?s seventh publication. He is living in Sydney with his family and is writing full time. In two of his previous books?Blood Red Moon and Inspector Bourke in Sydney, Bangkok and Moscow?he dealt with Russian problems in the 60s and 80s.He received several short story awards, including one for his short story Song for Sarajevo. Vajda has also been elected a Writing Fellow in the Fellowship of Australian Writers.

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