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For his valor in combat he was decorated with the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest military decoration.

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May 04, Kain rated it it was amazing. Explore the Home Gift Guide. One strength of Herling’s character was his capacity for reflection, and this helps make “A World Apart”more than just a litany of suffering. Once slaves were thrown to lions.

In actuality, even official Gfudzinski documents commonly omit or greatly downgrade things according to personal preference or ideology. The Polish army fought valiantly, but it was vastly outnumbered, having onlytroops and a fraction of the weapons that Germany had at its disposal.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Many movies and books were created in regard to Nazis camps and that’s what most people especially those living outside of Europe associate with IIWW, history about Soviet ones isn’t that widely known.


Retrieved from ” https: Of course Herling was helped in this task by the fact that his isolation was awful swait not as endless as the one of Salamov and Solzenicyn, but still he did herlling extraordinary job.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? First hand account of atrocities, struggle for survival and everyday inhumane existence in soviet gulag.

Recommended to David by: Thanks to a deal gustwa the Polish government and the Russians Herling was eventually released, unlike his Russian mates. At the same time he had the humility of reckoning that the Hell he was put into by fate was a bet It should and might deserve to be more widely known. Interesting feature at the end of the book. Comes with the highest recommendations. Herling is a talented writer. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.

For instance, of the12, Poles sent to Kolyma only about survived. You could end up in a mass grave in Katyn or in gustaww ghetto, a concentration camp, forced labour camp or a crematory.

Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of In fact, there were. It’s a grim tale that is totally devoid of hope. Jan 23, P42 rated it really liked it Shelves: Share your thoughts with other customers.


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There was a problem with your submission. So call this an extended “Ivan” — 18 months of misery instead of one day. While in high school following a honour’s Soviet History class I read several accounts of the Russian internment camps, but not this book. Chalk up one for our side!

Gustaw Herling-Grudziński

Written 10 years before Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ‘s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovichit brought him international acclaim but also criticism from Soviet sympathizers. Now lions are thrown to slaves”. By describing life in the gulag in a harrowing personal account, it provides an in-depth, original analysis of the nature of the Soviet communist system. On September 1st, Hitler invaded Poland after staging a pretext.