Prosecutor to examine WW II-era book

  • 1999-01-21
RIGA (BNS) - The Latvian prosecutor general's office announced Jan. 19 it will launch an investigation into the reprinting of a pro-German Word War II era book called "Baigais Gads," or "The Dreadful Year."The book, written by Latvian writer Pauls Kovalevskis, was initially published by a German publishing house in 1942 and tells the story of the Soviet invasion of Latvia and crimes committed by the Communists between 1940 and 1941. The book was roundly condemned by the Russian Foreign Ministry for its favorable attitude toward various Nazi ideas, including anti-Semitism.Russian Foreign Min...
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