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The ice road : an epic journey from the Stalinist labor camps to freedom

Author: Stefan Waydenfeld
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Aquila Polonica, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a forgotten chapter of history, 1.5 million Polish civilians-arbitrarily arrested by Stalin as enemies of the people following the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939-were deported to slave labor camps throughout the most inhospitable forests and steppes of the Soviet Union. The Ice Road is the gripping story of young Stefan Waydenfeld and his family, deported by cattle car in 1940 to the frozen wastes of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Polish
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waydenfeld, Stefan, 1925-
Ice road.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Aquila Polonica, c2010
(OCoLC)764209619
Named Person: Stefan Waydenfeld; Stefan Waydenfeld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Waydenfeld
ISBN: 9781607720027 1607720027 9781607720034 1607720035
OCLC Number: 437305930
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 1999 by Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh)"--T.p. verso.
Reading group guide: p. 406.
Description: x, 406 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Stefan Waydenfeld.

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In a forgotten chapter of history, 1.5 million Polish civilians-arbitrarily arrested by Stalin as enemies of the people following the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939-were deported to slave labor camps throughout the most inhospitable forests and steppes of the Soviet Union. The Ice Road is the gripping story of young Stefan Waydenfeld and his family, deported by cattle car in 1940 to the frozen wastes of the Russian arctic north.

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