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The ice road

Stefan Waydenfeld

The ice road

an epic journey from the Stalinist labor camps to freedom

by Stefan Waydenfeld

  • 208 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Aquila Polonica in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concentration camps,
  • Escapes,
  • Polish people,
  • Deportations from Poland,
  • Polish Personal narratives,
  • Concentration camp inmates,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Deportees,
  • Travel,
  • Soviet Prisoners and prisons,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stefan Waydenfeld
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .W388 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 406 p. :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092159M
    ISBN 101607720027
    ISBN 109781607720027
    LC Control Number2009908366

    Ice Road Gillian Slovo W.W. Norton Paperback pages April Part of the ICE manuals series, the ICE manual of highway design and management is an invaluable resource for engineers in design and engineering consultancies, government agencies, research institutes, universities and colleges.

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      The Road is a brutally astonishing work. If your book discussion club is up for the dark themes, it is a book that will leave you wanting to discuss it with others. The movie adaptation is also available for those who prefer that medium. Check out our discussion questions for The Road to guide your exploration of the book further. Regardless, The Ice Road tells a compelling story about the treatment of the Poles during World War II, an aspect of the conflict that is often overlooked. Additionally, the book includes a look at the Polish deportations and the formation of a Polish Army corps, which Waydenfeld joined once outside Soviet control.


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