"fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra as seen through the eyes of the Romanovs’ young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs’ brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Historically vivid and compelling.
Rain on April 5th did not diminish the numbers drawn to honor the fire’s victims and to pay their respects to the 7 still-unidentified. The silent procession of 100,000 mourners marched past 300,000 others who bore witness to the sacrifices that had been made and confirmed their resolve to see justice served. Photographer: unknown, April 5, 1911