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Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, each of which sought to conquer and exploit its people and pillage its land.

Judging by the paucity of English-language reviews of this book, “A World Apart” seems better known to Poles naturally and other Europeans than to Americans and Brits. Once slaves were thrown to lions.

The passage in which Herling says that he later understood how being sent to the Kolyma for the people “working” in his camp sounded like being sent to Auschwitz ggrudzinski the prisoners of Nazi lagers is astonishing. Claudia Moscovici, Literature Salon The Journal of a Gulag Survivor Polish: By the time the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement was signed and Poland found itself, once again, allied with the Soviet Union against Germany, most of them had perished.


There was a problem with your submission. In actuality, even official Soviet documents swat omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology.

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Presented as archival content. Comes with the highest recommendations. Recently, some revisionists have cited Soviet documents that allege that the number of Gulag victims was quite small.

This is reminiscent of Bruno Bettelheim’s testimony about the conduct of long-term inmates of Nazi concentration camps towards newer prisoners.

This book is not a dry account but a compelling read. He summarized his experiences pp. Interesting feature at the end of the book.

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The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

Originally published in the Britannica Book of the Year. One of the many unforgettable lines I already found: Views Read Edit View history.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. I believe that everyone should read it, so nothing like that can happen ever again, so we will never forget about those who survived it and those who lost their lives there.


It should and might deserve to be more widely known. Not many were able to survive it, those who did so, told their story. Definitely too long, but still one of the most haunting and harrowing books I have ever read. The most difficult must read in my life.

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Get to Know Us. He was born in Kielce. First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the bibliographical record of the book, consult any library. In A World Apart Herling describes his imprisonment in a Soviet gulag and his excruciating experience in a forced grudzinwki camp between the years Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.