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Now in paperback, essentially the most tragic episodes of worldwide struggle II ―the compelled repatriation of 2 million Russian POW's to sure doom

on the finish of the second one international warfare, a mystery Moscow contract that used to be proven on the 1945 Yalta convention ordered the forcible repatriation of thousands of Soviet voters that had fallen into German palms, together with prisoners of battle, refugees and compelled laborers.  for plenty of, the order was once a demise sentence, as voters again to discover themselves achieved or positioned again in forced-labor camps. Tolstoy condemns the complicity of the British, who “ardently undefined” the repatriation orders. 24 photographs

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