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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #60 on: January 03, 2016, 07:30:28 PM »
A topic you might want to do a book on is the Soviet hunt for Alexandra's jewelry that she hid in Siberia. it was worth Billions in todays currency and may have been a big help for the Soviet state.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #61 on: January 22, 2016, 04:52:57 PM »
I thought that some of you would enjoy seeing the latest Amazon feedback concerning this book:

"This is an excellent book! It fills in so much of the details of the short life of Alexei, the tsarevich of Russia who was murdered with his whole family. I have read other of,this author's books and as with those, this one is meticulously researched and is set out in a very readable book. If you are someone with an interest in the last Imperial Family of Russia - this book is a must read! I learned so much about the short life of this rather extraordinary young boy who was so very loved by his family."

Thank you "Puamohala" for your fabulous review!


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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #62 on: April 07, 2016, 01:07:21 PM »
Will it ever be on the kindle?  I can not find this book anywhere.  One guy had it on Amazon, ordered it.  After waiting for two months got a refund.  He said he oversold the book.  Where is the book available.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #63 on: April 07, 2016, 07:18:23 PM »
Will it ever be on the kindle?  I can not find this book anywhere.  One guy had it on Amazon, ordered it.  After waiting for two months got a refund.  He said he oversold the book.  Where is the book available.

Hi there.

The book is currently available on Amazon through Courtyard Books:

See: http://www.amazon.com/Alexei-Russias-Last-Imperial-Heir/dp/1927604125/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1445301150&sr=1-5&keywords=Margarita+Nelipa

Many thanks for your interest. I hope that you shall succeed in acquiring your copy of the book.

Best regards,

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #64 on: March 05, 2018, 10:54:04 AM »
I just recently finished reading this book and found it to be both well researched, informative and fine reading. and now for the errata:

Page 305 you mention Prince Lvov talking with Nagornii in prison. There are accounts that say Lvov was never in prison with nagornii

Russian Imperial navy problems Maragarita you need to contact George M Nekrasov, An Australian of Russian decent who wrties books on the Russian Imperial navy for advise:
Page 1 Petropavlovsk and page 59 Sevastopol were Battleships not destroyers

page 180 the Prut was not a French Hospital cruiser. it was the Turkish light cruiser Medschidiye made in the US. On 3 April 1915 it hit a Russian mine off Odessa and sank in shallow water the Turks abandoned the ship. The Russians salvaged the ship and put it into service in their navy renamed Prut.

page 185 the Dereckii was a destroyer not a torpedo carrier

The wreck of the battleship Petropavlovsk was located a few years ago. the book "Tide at Sunrise" has an account of its sinking grand Duke Cyril V was one of the survivors. his brother Boris watched the ship blow up and sink from shore and fainted!

page 138 you mention Alexie's Peugeot bebe car was destroyed in a 1942 bombing raid where the Leningrad Pioneer Palace was hit. if you can find the date I might be able to identify the unit responsible.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #65 on: March 07, 2018, 04:40:44 PM »
Adolphe Kergesse who was in charge of the Tsar's garage the book mentions trucks snow gear and auto-sani or car sleds. in looking at his wiki bio these are half-tracks tracks instead of the rear wheels and skis under the front tires his wiki bio has some pictures of 2 of Lenin's Rolls Royces.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #66 on: March 07, 2018, 06:05:38 PM »
Lenin's Rolls Royce cars were not from the Imperial Garage. Nicholas II's three RR Silver Ghosts were kept in the Livadia garage, there were none in the Tsarskoe Selo garages.

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« Reply #67 on: March 10, 2018, 05:58:49 AM »
I just recently finished reading this book and found it to be both well researched, informative and fine reading. and now for the errata:


I am glad you enjoyed my book and thank you for your for the list of errata.

Other than the year, I do not have the exact date when the Leningrad Pioneer Palace was bombed.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #68 on: March 12, 2018, 09:08:51 AM »
Thanks Margarita.

On Lenin's 2 Rolls-Royces that are still around in museums one he got from a unknown Russian Prince? There is a company called Reviresco that makes a model of it see tinsoldier.com in both summer and winter configurations. The other one he bought in 1922. Plastic soldier review .com say there was a company named Atlantic that made a set of figures from the Russian Revolution period that included a figure of Lenin. I think I read somewhere Lenin did use Nicholas IIs Delauny-Bellville for awhile.

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Re: Alexei - Russia's Last Imperial Heir: A Chronicle of Tragedy
« Reply #69 on: March 12, 2018, 03:02:19 PM »
According to Princess Paley, the car used to transport Lenin from the Finland Station when he arrived there from the sealed train had previously belonged to Grand Duke Paul. However, she doesn't say what make it was.

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