Forest brothers : the account of an anti-Soviet Lithuanian freedom fighter, 1944-1948 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Forest brothers : the account of an anti-Soviet Lithuanian freedom fighter, 1944-1948

Author: Juozas Daumantas
Publisher: Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An autobigraphical account of the armed resistance movement against the Soviet Union which took place between 1944-1956. Published in English for the first time in unabridged form, Lukša's memoir remains one of the few reliable eye-witness accounts of the "Invisible Front" ... At its zenith 28,000 guerilla fighters participated in battles and skirmishes throughout Lithuania, Lukša being one of the leaders ... His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Lithuanian
Biography
Biographies
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Juozas Daumantas; Juozas Daumantas; Juozas Daumantas; Juozas Daumantas
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juozas Daumantas
ISBN: 9789639776371 9639776378 9789639776586 9639776580
OCLC Number: 264047394
Description: ix, 411 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I The Decision to Stay on our Native Land, July 1944-July 1945 (starting p. 33) --
Pt. II Choosing the Fate of a Partisan, July 1945-January 1946 (starting p. 129) --
Pt. III On the Partisan Road, January 1946-May 1947 (starting p. 165) --
Pt. IV Breaking Through the Iron Curtain to the West, June 1947-December 1947 (starting p. 269) --
Afterword (starting p. 363) --
Appendix (starting p. 405)
Other Titles: Partizanai.
Responsibility: by Juozas Lukša ; translated and with an introduction by Laima Vincė.

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An autobiographical account of the armed resistance against the Soviet Union, which took place between 1944-1956. It documents the role of women in the resistance, giving equal credit to these often  Read more...

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