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Polish Orphans of Tengeru : the Dramatic Story of Their Long Journey to Canada 1941-49.

Author: Lynne Taylor
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1949, about 123 Polish Displaced Persons orphans were brought to Canada from East Africa as part of the settlement of the postwar DP crisis. The situation became an international incident when Warsaw protested that the International Refugee Organization was kidnapping these children to use as slave labour on Canadian farms and factories.
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Taylor, Lynne.
Polish Orphans of Tengeru : The Dramatic Story of Their Long Journey to Canada 1941-49.
Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Taylor
ISBN: 9781770705579 1770705570 1459710266 9781459710269
OCLC Number: 784881190
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Deportation to the East; 2. The Route to Tengeru; 3. The Postwar Settlement; 4. Doors Closing; 5. Confrontation; 6. Warsaw Strikes; 7. The Scramble for Canada; 8. Canada --
A Home at Last; Notes; Bibliography.
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In 1949, about 123 Polish Displaced Persons orphans were brought to Canada from East Africa as part of the settlement of the postwar DP crisis. The situation became an international incident when Warsaw protested that the International Refugee Organization was kidnapping these children to use as slave labour on Canadian farms and factories.

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