By Richard Fenigsen,Antony Polonsky
"An vital contribution to our knowing of the second one global battle in jap Europe, and in addition very humorous, which i used to be no longer expecting." - Antony Polonsky, writer of The Jews in Poland and Russia
As the Nazi military swept into jap Europe in 1939, Richard Fenigsen, a 16 year-old Polish Jew, fled his homeland of Radom and arrived together with his kin within the Soviet-controlled urban of Lwow. inside of months they have been deported millions of miles into the guts of Russia. For the following years the Fenigsens made their approach throughout the Soviet Union via boat, foot, and rail, as international conflict II ravaged Europe and the Nazi battle computer systematically eliminated the Jews of Poland.
From the logging camps of the mysterious autonomous Mari self sufficient Republic to the the outpost of Yoshkar Ola, Fenigsen's observations are of areas and folks for which no different account exists within the English language. a novel, poignant portrait of everyday life in Russia in the course of global warfare II, a protracted trip to Russia is an epic event on the outer edge of an outstanding tragedy, and a testomony that the welcoming of strangers is feasible even within the darkest of times.
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