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By Adam Broner

ISBN-10: 0817354174

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This booklet is a worthy source for college kids of japanese ecu heritage. Adam Broner's first individual narrative skillfully connects the author's own tale with the bigger occasions surrounding his lifestyles. The broad scope and very long time interval offer a impartial point of view and a better realizing of the occasions. Broner's own tales draw the reader into historical past and produce it to lifestyles in a brand new method. The e-book might simply healthy right into a curriculum masking international conflict II, Communism, japanese Block heritage, Anti-Semitism, and especially Poland. This amazing biography could be loved via an individual, however it may be in particular liked by way of all students of heritage.

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I could not in my wildest imagination think that these two “friends” would in less than two years engage in a titanic battle for survival. I was comfortable and happy to be on this part of the world’s stage, facing a completely new and unknown world. A Soviet of¤cer assembled all Belorussians in the krasnyj ugolok and distributed an advance payment for work we had not yet performed. Moreover, we weren’t even rushed to accept the jobs that were waiting for us and for which we had come in the ¤rst place.

17 Soviet guards. ” They would not. The next attempt to break through was better organized. Women with children, as well as those who had been tortured by the Gestapo, went in front. Then, strong young men pushed ahead. We were thousands and they were only a few platoons on the frontier. We overwhelmed them, pushed them aside, and crossed the border. Feeling victorious, the huge column of refugees started singing proletarian songs and marched ahead. Then reinforcements arrived on horses and pushed us back.

I registered my birthday as May 1, 1923, instead of 1925 in order to be eligible to work (the working age was sixteen in the USSR). After these formalities, we were free to continue our journey. I don’t recall the Soviets providing us with any food. We undertook a march of four or ¤ve miles to the nearest village, Zaremby Koscielne, where we arrived late in the evening. For the ¤rst time in nine days we slept in a warm place and got hot food. We paid with money and with a few pairs of socks. The next day we learned that the trains were running only sporadically from the village and that we would have a better chance to catch a train in the city of Lapy, twenty miles further.

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