All posts by Lenny Flank

Editor, Red and Black Publishers.

The Soviet Serial Killer

For some reason, “serial killers” seem to be mostly an American phenomenon. But there have also been serial killers in other countries, and one of the most brutal was in the Soviet Union in the midst of the Cold War.

Chikatilo-mugshot

Andrei Chikatilo’s police mug shot

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A Shameless Plug

All of my diaries here are draft chapters for a number of book series that I am working on for Red and Black Publishers. Several of these series are now available, both in paperback and as Kindle eBooks, at Amazon, and as ebooks at the Apple iBooks store. The newest are:

Hidden History 6: Another Look at Forgotten Mysteries, Oddities, and Unknown Stories From True History

(Amazon Kindle and Print )
https://itunes.apple.com/lu/book/hidden-history-6/id1297664918
(Apple iBook)

“A collection of oddities and forgotten stories from history. Includes:The Tybee Bomb: When the USAF Dropped a Nuclear Weapon on Savannah GA, Operation K: The Second Air Raid on Pearl Harbor, The Assassination of James Garfield, The 1914 Christmas Truce, The Real Secrets of Area 51, When the Confederates Invaded Vermont, Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl, and more. Illustrated.”


Museum Pieces 5: An Additional Collection of Forgotten History, Science, And Mystery Behind Some of the Most Interesting Museum Exhibits And Historical Places in the World

(Amazon Kindle and Print)
https://itunes.apple.com/lu/book/museum-pieces-5/id1297668920
(Apple iBook)

“The unknown story behind historical places and exhibits from some of the most famous museums in the world. Includes: The Wright Brothers Kitty Hawk Photo, The Hindenburg Recording, The Roswell UFO Crash, Gunfight at the OK Corral, ENIAC: A History of One of the First Computers, The Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn, The Indianapolis 500, The Flying Tigers, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Champ: America’s Loch Ness Monster, and more. Illustrated.”