Radu Macri, the student “like a dull angel, who has frozen, gone into eternity”

There were several seriously ill people in the infirmary with me. What I remember with great sadness was a little boy of about 14-15 years old, or maybe less[1], whose name I remember: RADU MACRI. The son-in-law of a naval pilot from Brăila. He had double pneumonia. He had been arrested with General Franco’s group. Around 1948 or 1949, a group of students aged about 12-13 decided to write a letter to General Franco – whom they had heard had fought against communism – expressing their indignation at the fact that they, the children, were being forced into communist associations […]

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