Everything you need to understand or teach Night Soldiers by Alan Furst.
Night Soldiers, by Alan Furst, is the fictional story of a group of Soviet trained spies who attend espionage training in Moscow, form a secret bond signified by BF 825, then follows their lives from pre-World War II to the months immediately after the war's end. The story centers on the main character, Khristo Stoianev.
Khristo is nineteen years old and living in Vidin Bulgaria when his brother is kicked to death by a local fascist militia. Soon afterwards, Khristo decides to leave the village where he was born and travels to Moscow with Antipin, a Soviet espionage agent and recruiter.
At the school, Khristo is placed in a unit with several other agents. The men form a bond, naming themselves BF 825, which refers to a training exercise where their unit, 8, should have been named the winner.
Khristo's comrades are Kulic,... View more of the Night Soldiers Summary
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