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The Long Bridge

Author : Urszula Muskus
ISBN : 1905207557
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A woman's account of departure from middle class life in Stalinist Russia, to the gulag. With an uplifting view of the world and human nature born of the author's natural compassion and struggle to survive.

Cruising The Gulags

Author : Michael L. Frankel
ISBN : 0964573202
Genre : Rivers
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Fleeing The Nazis Surviving The Gulag And Arriving In The Free World

Author : Victor Zarnowitz
ISBN : 9780313357787
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A world-class economist tells of life from pre-Nazi Auschwitz to twenty-first century New York.

Gulag Boss

Author : Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky
ISBN : 9780199934867
Genre : History
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This is the memoir of Fyodor Mochulsky, a man who spent several years in the administration of the Soviet Gulag, including six years supervising the construction of a railroad in the Arctic. It is the first memoir in English from an NKVD (KGB) employee, and recounts his experiences inside the Soviet system of terror and how he came to deal with the logistical and ethical challenges he faced. This book provides a unique perspective on the organization of evil and the thinking of all the apparently ordinary people who help run systems of terror.

From The Gestapo To The Gulags

Author : Zev Katz
ISBN : 0853034745
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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However, the Katzes had to flee the anti-Semitism that was still rife in post-war Poland, and immigrated illegally to Germany, from where they managed to make it to Israel. Here, Zev Katz fought in the 1948 War of Independence, before finally settling down as a journalist and an academic."--BOOK JACKET.

Memoir Of A Gulag Actress

Author : Tamara Vladimirovna Petkevich
ISBN : IND:30000127507725
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In an abridged translation that retains the grace and passion of the original, Klots and Ufberg present the stunning memoir of a young woman who became an actress in the Gulag. Tamara Petkevich had a relatively privileged childhood in the beautiful, impoverished Petrograd of the Soviet regime's early years, but when her father--a fervent believer in the Communist ideal--was arrested, 17-year- old Tamara was branded a "daughter of the enemy of the people." She kept up a search for her father while struggling to support her mother and two sisters, finish school, and enter university. Shortly before the Russian outbreak of World War II, Petkevich was forced to quit school and, against her better judgment, she married an exiled man whom she had met in the lines at the information bureau of the NKVD (People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs). Her mother and one sister perished in the Nazi siege of Leningrad, and Petkevich was herself arrested. With cinematic detail, Petkevich relates her attempts to defend herself against absurd charges of having a connection to the Leningrad terrorist center, counter-revolutionary propaganda, and anti-Semitism that resulted in a sentence of seven years' hard labor in the Gulag. While Petkevich became a professional actress in her own right years after her release from the Gulag, she learned her craft on the stages of the camps scattered across the northern Komi Republic. The existence of prisoner theaters and troupes of political prisoners such as the one Petkevich joined is a little-known fact of Gulag life. Petkevich's depiction not only provides a unique firsthand account of this world-within-a-world but also testifies to the power of art to literally save lives. As Petkevich moves from one form of hardship to another she retains her desire to live and her ability to love. More than a firsthand record of atrocities committed in Stalinist Russia, Memoir of a Gulag Actress is an invaluable source of information on the daily life and culture of the Soviet Union at the time. Russian literature about the Gulag remains vastly under-represented in the United States, and Petkevich's unforgettable memoir will go a long way toward filling this gap. Supplemented with photographs from the author's personal archive, Petkevich's story will be of great interest to general readers, while providing an important resource for historians, political scientists, and students of Russian culture and history.

The Gulag Study 2001

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ISBN : 9781428980754
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America S Invisible Gulag

Author : Stephen Fox
ISBN : 0820449148
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien. One of the least-known aspects of World War II is the internment of German "enemy aliens" in the United States. This narrative goes beyond other internment studies in its use of internee interviews and access to Justice and War Department personnel files. Fox concludes that rather than offering a reasonable assessment of the aliens' danger to United States internal security, the Justice Department incarcerated them - and excluded several hundred United States citizens - because of their German backgrounds, alleged disloyal statements and associations, socioeconomic class, or their characters and personalities.

The Gulag Archipelago 1918 1956

Author : Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit͡s͡yn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002494297
Genre : Concentration camps
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The Vietnamese Gulag

Author : Van Toai Doan
ISBN : UOM:39015011711457
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author recounts his arrest and two-year imprisonment without trial by the Vietnamese government and explains how he survived

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