George Mordwinkin is the President of SENSOR CORPORATION, designer and
manufacturer of industrial sensing and process control systems.
The book, "Russian White Guards", is the biography of the Mordwinkin
Family. Father Boris was an officer in White Army during Russian
Revolution. George was born in Serbia, where he attended Russian Cadet
In 1944, George joined the Russian Liberation Army, and in April 1945,
graduated from Guerilla Warfare School. The Russian Liberation Army
rebelled against the Germans and attacked German SS units in Prague,
who were trying to suppress an uprising by the Czechs during the first
week of May 1945 and liberated Prague from the Germans before the
arrival of the Soviet troops.
General Patton, foreseeing the oncoming conflict with the Soviet Union,
wanted to save the Russian Liberation Army and asked President Truman.
Truman refused and, as a result, all Russian military units were
forcibly repatriated to Siberia, including George's grandfather, who was
a Russian Orthodox priest of a Cossack unit. He died in the concentration
camp in 1946.
After the war George Mordwinkin studied Chemical Engineering at Graz
University in Austria.
In 1948 his whole family immigrated to Chile, where he studied and
worked as an electrical engineer. First during installation of a large
steel plant, wiring substations and motor rooms, including a Blooming
Mill and Blast Furnace loading system. Later he worked at a Coal Mine
in charge of a surface electrical system department.
In 1958, he immigrated to the United States and graduated as an Electronic
Engineer attending the University of Hartford. In 1964, he started SENSOR
In 1991, George was invited to lecture at the Power Engineering Institute
in Moscow about his inventions in the field of Eddy-Current Instrumentation
and Induction Heat-treating Process Control.
Between 1991 and 1998, George visited Russia 17 times and is involved in
assisting American and Russian companies. He is also participating in the
restoration of Russian Cadet Schools in Russia.