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Feliks Topolski: artist notes on 'Memoir of the Century' - 2 Pre-war
Amassing now: the first World War and Polish Liberation, linked with the patriotic war against the Bolsheviks; my actor father as General Bonaparte in Shaw's "Man of Destiny", victories and a tragic loss, growing awareness of women; then later - army service, Warsaw cafe-society, paradisical art-student days, the Orthodox Jews. The Swastikas mark the faces of Nazi victims.
Further along: Hitler's Germany crossed in 1933 by car; Franco's Spain and Mussolini's Italy; then France. Spain

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