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The Ice Road : an Epic Journey from the Stalinist Labor Camps to Freedom.

Author: Stefan Waydenfeld
Publisher: Los Angeles : Aquila Polonica, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Waydenfeld, Stefan.
Ice Road : An Epic Journey from the Stalinist Labor Camps to Freedom.
Los Angeles : Aquila Polonica, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Waydenfeld
ISBN: 9781607720171 1607720175
OCLC Number: 883566536
Description: 1 online resource (637 pages)
Contents: Cover; Author Bio; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1 Before the Havoc; 2 The End of My Childhood; 3 Flying the Nest; 4 Interlude with Father; 5 The Lesser Evil; 6 The Sun Is on the Wrong Side; 7 Siberia-You Will Get Used to It, or Else; 8 He Who Does Not Work, Does Not Eat!; 9 The Ice Road; 10 Changing Fortunes; 11 The Beginning of the End; 12 On the Raft; 13 Journey South Down the Volga; 14 Wrong Turnings, Wrong Stops; 15 The Long Haul; 16 Chirakchi-A Respite; 17 The Short Haul; 18 Unpredictable Consequences; 19 Chimkent-A Restricted City. 20 Over and Out!Epilogue-by Danuta; Historical Horizon; The Soviet Deportations and the Second Polish Corps; Interview with the Author; Reading Group Guide; Digital Extras; Praise for THE ICE ROAD.

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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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