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Chalk up one for our side! Write a customer review. English Choose a language hrrling shopping. Referring to herlling Mr. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Now lions are thrown to slaves”. Sumamente recomendable, en todo caso. 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.
For most Polish prisoners of war, the Polish-Soviet alliance came too late. The most difficult must read in my life.
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Lists with This Book. This is a book that many would wish it was a pure fiction, that it has never happend – as it’s really hard to believe it all Many movies and books were created in regard to Nazis camps and that’s what most people especially those living outside of Europe associate with IIWW, history about Soviet ones isn’t that widely known. He was born in Kielce. In addition, a number of elements of the plot are associated with the House of the Dead.
In he was awarded the Order of the White Eagle.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to swoat updates through seller support? Everyone needs to be more deeply exposed to the lies of Communism and the inhuman character of the Soviet society.
That’s a shame, because I was really looking forward to it. The first account of “Russian labour camps” I read so far in which the author not only writes about what he survived to, but tries to put it in a larger historical context.
So call this an extended “Ivan” — 18 months of misery instead of one day. It’s baffling how anyone survived Gulag conditions, even for only 18 months, as the author did. A lot of the 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 inmy to be in the situation that they found themselves in.
Recently, some revisionists have cited Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small. The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: Views Read Edit View history.
After reading this book the reader will come to a new realization as to just how far evil can be taken in the name of loyalty to the Fatherland. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. One strength of Herling’s character was his capacity for reflection, and this helps xwiat “A World Apart”more than just a litany of suffering. Feb 09, Alicja rated it really liked it.
Return to Book Page. 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.
Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and swiar its people and pillage its land. Get to Know Us. For instance, of the12, Poles sent to Kolyma only about survived. A selection from the Journal Written at Night, a journal that he wrote for 30 years, was translated by Ronald Strom and published as Volcano and Miracle Their loyalty to their faith was admirable, but when the Polish cut a deal with Stalin, the Polish Jews were excluded from that, which only proves once again that religion sucks.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Herling-Drudzinski’s account is eloquent and moving. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This is reminiscent of Bruno Bettelheim’s saiat about the conduct of inby inmates of Nazi concentration camps towards newer prisoners.
German soldiers torched houses along the German-Polish border and blamed the Poles for it.
Open Preview See a Problem? The most infamous of these massacres, which the Soviets blamed on the Nazis, was the Katyn Massacre. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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.
It expresses Herling’s convictions that the Gulag environment does not belong to the normal, human world, but is a type of sick and distinctive civilisation which is contrary to all previous human experience.
One of the many unforgettable lines I already found: This down to earth book is filled with gripping and eye opening events and living conditions that were the norm of the Soviet prison camps.