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Babushka's journey : the dark road to Stalin's wartime camps /
Marcel Krueger.
imprint
London : I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2018.
description
xvi, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
ISBN
1784538019, 9781784538019
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imprint
London : I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2018.
isbn
1784538019
9781784538019
abstract
"This is the story of a grandmother, and what happened to her and to Eastern Europe in World War II. Following the tracks of his grandmother Cilly, or 'Babushka', into her vanished homeland of East Prussia and to the labor camps of the Soviet Union, Marcel Krueger has interwoven contemporary landscape and family history into an poignant and evocative travel memoir. It is the record of his grandmother's journey from the snow-covered battlefields of East Prussia in January 1945 to the Soviet labor camps in the Urals, where she spent 5 years before returning to Germany. Chasing the sights, sounds and voices of past and present along this route, the author describes two different journeys that follow the same path"--
catalogue key
11681554
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222).

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