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Genocide and rescue in Wołyń : recollections of the Ukrainian nationalist ethnic cleansing campaign against the Poles during World War II

Author: Tadeusz Piotrowski
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During World War II, Ukrainian nationalists embarked on a campaign of ethnic cleansing in southeastern Poland. Tens of thousands of Poles were slain, along with Jews, Czechs, Russians, and even other Ukrainians." "Sometimes the children escaped." "In this book the rescued children tell their stories."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tadeusz Piotrowski
ISBN: 0786407735 9780786407736
OCLC Number: 43036864
Description: x, 319 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Dubno county --
Horochów county --
Kostopol county --
Kowel county --
Krzemieniec county --
Luboml county --
Łuck county --
Równe county --
Sarny county --
Włodzimierz county --
Zdołbunów county.
Responsibility: edited by Tadeusz Piotrowski.

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After the Soviet and Nazi incursions in 1939 and 1941, the people of Southeast Poland underwent a third and even more terrible ordeal when they were subjected to mass genocide by the Ukrainian  Read more...

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"survivors tell of the brutal torture and murder of thousands of Poles. ...vividly document[s] a terrifying episode in history"--Booklist/RBB

 
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Eastern Europe Genocide

by jbmaxwell (WorldCat user published 2014-04-22) Good Permalink

I read part of the book and stopped out of consideration of time.  The writing is good.  This covers an area of the Eastern Europe conflict during and after WWII that I was completely unfamiliar with though it certainly has bearing on contemporary politics in the area.  The book does...
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