Books tagged: gulag

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A Candle Burned
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
For "A Candle Burned," Jerry Guibor interviewed friends of his who were born into Soviet oppression and survived those terrible times to find out there is a living God who loves them. Others stubbornly cling to their atheistic upbringings. Nevertheless, their stories are just as compelling.
Kindheit hinter Stacheldraht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mindestens 122.671 Deutsche waren unter der Herrschaft Stalins von 1945 bis 1950 in Lagern in Deutschland inhaftiert. Es waren Lager wie Buchenwald, Sachsenhausen, Bautzen und andere, die zuvor schon von den Nationalsozialisten als Konzentrationslager genutzt wurden. Unter ihnen waren auch Kinder, die dort geboren wurden, lebten - und manchmal auch starben. Über sie ist dieses Buch.
Resistance in the Gulag Archipelago (1918-1956)
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political
An estimated 70 million people may have died in Soviet gulags. Such raises many questions: Where is the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of the Stalinist reign of terror? Where are the six hundred prisoners armed with stolen guns and grenades attacking the Nazi guards, literally blowing up the death houses at Treblinka, and fleeing into the nearby Polish forests? Where are the suicide missions?
Molotov's Cocktail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Exiled to Siberia for alleged political crimes, Anatoli Molotov is content to work on his new hobby of acquainting his lips with a vodka bottle. The arrival of a Japanese delegation prompts him to use an ex-colleague from the U.N. to get a scientific discovery that would threaten capitalism and communism alike out of the Soviet sharashka to the wider world.
POW in Siberia
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A true story about a German soldier who endured the extreme conditions of the Gulag system in Siberia after the Second World War. These are his recollections and memories, written shortly after his return home.
What Price Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
Calatorie in lumea lui Marx
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
"Traveling in Marx's world" is a book about my father's experience in the communist gulag in Romania. He, Alexander Prodan was imprisoned between 1950 and 1956 and was a victim of the famous experiment which took place in the prisions of Pitesti, Aiud and Gherla.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Find My Brother
Price: Free! Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
John McBride, artist and ex SAS Regiment Captain is walking to the scene of his next painting when he spots a woman covertly watching a fracking demonstrators' camp through binoculars.Back at his hotel he finds the girl is also a guest. Distraught, she tells him her brother is missing. He was a freelance reporter. Eager for adventure McBride offers to help, and ends up in a Russian prison camp.