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Tsakos, Andreas



Mr Tsakos was born in the Crimea in 1905, experienced hardship and near starvation through the Russian Revolution and under Lenin, joined the Russian army in 1941, was taken prisoner by the Germans. He spent some time in Greece before going to New Zealand. He reached New Zealand in May 1951.

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Old Greek, Young Kiwi : Stories of his Life by Andreas Tsakos

Identifier: Arch 0199
Scope and Contents

Loose typescript pages. Dictated by Andreas Tsakos (who is almost blind), written by Janette Birch, typed by pupils of the typing class at Aranui High School, Christchurch 7.

Dates: 1905-c.1965