By Richard Fenigsen,Antony Polonsky
"An vital contribution to our realizing of the second one international struggle 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 jap Europe in 1939, Richard Fenigsen, a 16 year-old Polish Jew, fled his place of origin of Radom and arrived together with his family members within the Soviet-controlled urban of Lwow. inside months they have been deported millions of miles into the center of Russia. For the subsequent years the Fenigsens made their means during the Soviet Union via boat, foot, and rail, as global battle II ravaged Europe and the Nazi conflict computer systematically eliminated the Jews of Poland.
From the logging camps of the mysterious autonomous Mari self sustaining Republic to the the outpost of Yoshkar Ola, Fenigsen's observations are of areas and folks for which no different account exists within the English language. a novel, poignant portrait of everyday life in Russia in the course of international struggle II, an extended trip to Russia is an epic experience 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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A Long Journey to Russia by Richard Fenigsen,Antony Polonsky