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MY BREAK WITH STALIN

impotent office of Secretary of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union. Friends, associates and relatives of the Unschlichts were vanishing daily. Among these were many ranking generals and commissars.
" Why have they arrested General Yakir? Why have they seized General Eidemann?" I would ask Max.
But Max was a rock-ribbed Stalinist. Without answering my specific questions, he would defend the purge wholesale.
" These are dangerous times for the Soviet Union," he would say. "He who is against Stalin is against the revolution."
One night I returned to my room very late. I went to bed without knocking at the Unschlichts' door. In the dead of night I was awakened by a noise in the corridor outside. It must be the Ogpu coming for me, I thought. But they did not come to my door. At seven in the morning there was a knock at my door. As I opened it I faced Max's wife, Regina, tears streaming down her cheeks, terror in her eyes.
" They took Max away ! They took Max !" was all she could say.
It appeared that Max had been arrested the evening before, just as he reached the lobby of the hotel upon returning from his office. During the night the Ogpu agents had raided his room, searched it, and incidentally taken my personal papers along with the rest of the seized material. Early in the morning the manager of the hotel told Mrs. Maximov-Unschlicht that she must vacate the room within an hour. Regina had no relatives in Moscow. She had no money. Even with money it is impossible to secure living quarters in Moscow on short notice.
I endeavoured to dissuade the hotel manager, but lie remained adamant. His attitude towards me also

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