By Richard Fenigsen,Antony Polonsky
"An very important contribution to our knowing of the second one global warfare in japanese Europe, and likewise 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 japanese Europe in 1939, Richard Fenigsen, a 16 year-old Polish Jew, fled his place of birth of Radom and arrived along with his kinfolk within the Soviet-controlled urban of Lwow. inside months they have been deported hundreds of thousands of miles into the center of Russia. For the subsequent years the Fenigsens made their manner throughout the Soviet Union by way of boat, foot, and rail, as global battle II ravaged Europe and the Nazi battle computer systematically eliminated the Jews of Poland.
From the logging camps of the mysterious self sufficient Mari self sufficient Republic to the the outpost of Yoshkar Ola, Fenigsen's observations are of locations and folks for which no different account exists within the English language. a novel, poignant portrait of lifestyle in Russia in the course of international battle II, a protracted trip to Russia is an epic event on the outer edge of a good tragedy, and a testomony that the welcoming of strangers is feasible even within the darkest of times.
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