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Interesting feature at the end of the book. On September 1st, Hitler invaded Poland after staging a pretext.
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Published by Wydawnictwo Literackie first published Recently, some revisionists have cited Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small. The most infamous of these massacres, which hreling Soviets blamed on the Nazis, was the Katyn Massacre. Nov 16, Paulina rated it it was amazing. First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag.
There is something about the coldness, precision and distance of the narration that makes it even scarier.
Sadovsky, a Communist official who fell out of favor and was incarcerated with him, Herling comments: In the Nazi case, they tossed people on the garbage heap “just because” — “because you’re a Gypsy or a homosexual or a Jew or a Communist” — little or no regard for making it look “legal. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The author has done an excellent job of writing about his – and his fellow inmates – experiences as objectively as possible.
Aug 11, Teb rated it it was amazing. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat Despite suffering from starvation, exhaustion from overwork, lack of sufficient sleep and extreme cold, Herling was one of the relatively lucky ones.
The most difficult must read in my life. Referring to a Mr. Return to Book Page. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. The book even has a quite brilliant, read surreal, appendix which is almost more surreal than the horrific experience of being a prisoner in a Soviet work camp.
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Jul 12, Beata rated it it was amazing. May 04, Kain rated it it was amazing. Those inmates who planned escapes and stored food for them did not actually try to escape–which they knew was almost impossible. Then off to the camps if you weren’t shot for the job of building the Soviet economy on the cheap. In fact, there were. Of course Herling was ssiat in this task by the fact that his isolation was awful but not as endless as the one of Salamov and Solzenicyn, but still herlibg did an extraordinary job.
Herling ended up in a Gulag, which is equally fun but unlike in German concentration camps, in a Gulag mass murder and extermination is not the aim but a pleasant side effect of the harsh conditions over there. The line between a victim and dwiat is so vague For the bibliographical record of the book, consult any library. Want swiiat Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 17, Tihana rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Some Communists who now were incarcerated continued to cling to Communism because otherwise they would have nothing else to live for.
Jan 17, Lorenzo Berardi rated it really liked it Shelves: So call this an extended “Ivan” — 18 months of misery instead of one day.