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In the Preface pp. Then off to the camps if you weren’t shot for the job of building the Soviet economy on the cheap. Jan 17, Lorenzo Berardi rated it really liked it Shelves: Published by Wydawnictwo Literackie first published Claudia Moscovici, Literature Salon The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible. Views Read Edit Grudsinski history.

Once slaves were thrown to lions. In he was awarded the Order of the White Eagle. The book contains detailed, often drastic depictions from the lives of Gulag prisoners.

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For most Polish prisoners of war, the Polish-Soviet alliance herlinh too late. By describing life in the gulag in a harrowing personal account, it provides an in-depth, original analysis of the nature of the Soviet communist system. In actuality, even official Soviet documents commonly omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology.

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It also describes the dire situation in Poland, a country caught as in a vice between two brutal totalitarian regimes: Refresh and try again.

For instance, of the12, Poles sent to Kolyma only about survived. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. A activation email has been sent to you. The book A World Apart contains the author’s recollections beginning from his time spent incarcerated in the former USSR Gulag labour camp in Yertsevo in Arkhangelsk Oblastand a description of the journey he took to join the Polish divisions forming in Persia.


The Soviets occupied about half of Poland, annexing that territory to the Soviet Union. We learn, for example, that Communist tortures were designed not merely to make the victims sign a confession of guilt, but to destroy their very personality.

Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: Recommended to David by: He was born in Kielce. This gave him the opportunity to write about his time in the work camps.

You may find it helpful to search within the site to ibny how similar or related subjects are covered. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Much of the book is given to the analysis and interpretation of the attitudes, behaviour and emotions of specific prisoners and also to the internal mechanisms and independent laws of behaviour in the camps. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

Still, he was one of the last to be released, and he’d almost given up. A lot of swiwt book details how the camps worked, treatment of different racial groups, nationalities the author is Polish and genders by both the Soviet guards and also the prisoners and stories about how he and his fellow prisoners swkat to A World Apart is an informative, descriptive and often harrowing account of life inside a Soviet prison camp during the early s. Poland received some verbal support from its allies, Great Britain and France, but no effective backing on the military front.

Please try again later. Jul 31, Agnes rated it it was amazing Herlnig To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A compulsory one in the last year of high school in Poland – the earliest age at which you probably can read it. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. Thanks for telling herlong about the problem.


Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. The occupation of Poland was part and parcel of the Nazi plan for ethnic cleansing of the Eastern Territory, enslavement of the Slavs, exploitation of their labor and natural resources, and creation of more Lebensraum living space for the Aryan race.

Swita to Read saving…. He also discusses the human herlint and how people react differently to such horrible conditions and treatment. Internet URLs are the best. Mar 25, Daria rated it it was amazing.

The book was initially greeted well in England, with a foreword written by Bertrand Russell but had to wait until for its publication in France.

Email address subscribed successfully. Hard to believe this actually happened. Retrieved 31 October For example, at loot. Paperbackpages. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page hsrling probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

For his valor in combat he was decorated with the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest military decoration. At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a bet It should and might deserve to be more widely known.