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William P. Planes
Many Christians lived in Asia Minor (now Turkey) before the Armenian and Greek genocide by the Muslims at the outset of the twentieth century. The author, Planes, chronicles his father’s true-life experience to make clear and bring into focus the precious freedoms that we have in the United States.
This book presents the true story of a Christian boy and his escape from the genocide of Greek and Armenian Christians in September 1922. This is a true story of this boy’s life; a boy born in Asia Minor in 1908; how he, with his family managed to escape the genocide of Greek and Armenian Christians at the hands of Kamel Ataturk on September 13, 1922; how the boy’s family lived as refugees in Greece after escaping the genocide; how they eventually settled in Chania on the Island of Crete where they survived the German Occupation and World War II; and how the boy left his family and immigrated to America; and the boy’s life in America.
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Platanides: Through The Eye of The Storm – March 24, 2022
by William Planes (Author)
This book chronicles the life, experiences, and Christian Faith of a young boy born in Asia Minor in 1908; how he and his family managed to escape the Genocide of the Greek and Armenian Christians at the hands of Mustapha Kemal. Ataturk on September 13, 1922; their lives as refugees of genocide; how these events and events of World War II on the Island of Crete Greece affected them and their descendants; and the relationship between the boy, in his adult years, and his son, the author.