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The second homeland : Polish refugees in India

Author: Anuradha Bhattacharjee; Franek Herzog
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Second Homeland' documents the passage of the Polish refugees arriving in India from the USSR in 1942. Further, the book chronicles how this arrangement expanded to include a large number of Polish civilians who were housed in Kolhapur-another Indian Princely State.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anuradha Bhattacharjee; Franek Herzog
ISBN: 9788132113959 8132113950 9788132107071 8132107071
OCLC Number: 871640594
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 322 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Foreword - Anil Wadhwa Introduction: A Brief Historical Background ARRIVAL Franek's Odyssey Arrival in India INDIA YEARS Franek and Tadek in Balachadi Home for the Next Few Years The Transit Camps and War-duration Domicile Franek in Valivade A Polish Village on an Indian Riverbank REMINISCENCES AND REFLECTIONS Franek's Epilogue Looking Back Voices from the Past Index
Responsibility: Anuradha Bhattacharjee ; with the Chronicle of Franek Herzog.

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The Second Homeland is a must read...It's a fascinating, exciting, moving but virtually unknown story from World War II. Highly recommended! -- Cosmopolitan Review A very well worked out research.... Read more...

 
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