By Richard Fenigsen,Antony Polonsky
"An vital contribution to our realizing of the second one international conflict in japanese Europe, and likewise very humorous, which i used to be now not 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 together with his relations within the Soviet-controlled urban of Lwow. inside months they have been deported millions of miles into the guts of Russia. For the following years the Fenigsens made their manner during the Soviet Union by means of boat, foot, and rail, as global battle II ravaged Europe and the Nazi warfare desktop systematically eliminated the Jews of Poland.
From the logging camps of the mysterious self sufficient Mari self reliant Republic to the the outpost of Yoshkar Ola, Fenigsen's observations are of locations and other people for which no different account exists within the English language. a unique, poignant portrait of everyday life in Russia in the course of global warfare II, a protracted trip to Russia is an epic event on the outer edge of a very good tragedy, and a testomony that the welcoming of strangers is feasible even within the darkest of times.
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