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The Polish Deportees of World War II: Recollections of Removal to the Soviet Union and Dispersal Throughout the World

The Polish Deportees of World War II: Recollections of Removal to the Soviet Union and Dispersal Throughout the World (Paperback)

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Among the great tragedies that befell Poland during World War II was the forced deportation of its citizens by the Soviet Union during the first Soviet occupation of that country between 1939 and 1941. This is the story of that brutal Soviet ethnic cleansing campaign told in the words of some of the survivors. It is an unforgettable human drama of excruciating martyrdom in the Gulag. For example, one witness reports: "A young woman who had given birth on the train threw herself and her newborn under the wheels of an approaching train." Survivors also tell the story of events after the "amnesty." "Our suffering is simply indescribable." wrote the Milewski family. Details are also given on the countries that extended a helping hand to the exiles in their hour of need.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 14/09/2007 ISBN-13: 9780786432585  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Tadeusz Piotrowski is a professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire in Manchester where he also teaches courses in anthropology and the Holocaust, and where he served as the Associate Dean of Faculty. He has received many awards including the Outstanding Associate Professor Award. He lives in Manchester.

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