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Slovenia 1945 : memories of death and survival after World War II

Author: John Corsellis; Marcus Ferrar
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the end of May 1945, 12,000 Slovene soldiers were put on board trains by the British Army in Austria. They thought they were on their way to freedom in Italy. Their true destination was Slovenia, and death." "One of the most moving and tragic diaspora stories of World War II, Slovenia 1945 follows the fate of a strongly Catholic and non-Communist community in Slovenia, including members of the anti-Communist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corsellis, John.
Slovenia 1945.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2005
(OCoLC)607748557
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Corsellis; Marcus Ferrar
ISBN: 1850438404 9781850438403
OCLC Number: 57638354
Description: xi, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Over the mountain --
Pawns --
Betrayed --
Massacred --
Displaced persons --
Go home --
Darkness before dawn --
Invited by Peron --
Into the melting pot --
An uneasy conscience --
Dealing with history --
Godbye Argentina? --
The long road to reconciliation --
Not finished yet.
Responsibility: John Corsellis and Marcus Ferrar.
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One of the most moving and tragic diaspora stories of WWII, "Slovenia 1945" follows the fate of a strongly Catholic and non-Communist community in Slovenia, including members of the anti-Communist  Read more...

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"an interesting and strirring story of the survival of people scattered over the world by cruel times" - Drago Jancar, Slovenia's most read author "extraordinarily Read more...

 
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