Tuesday, November 1, 2016

A Siberian Miracle

River Pechora - AAT at Russian Wikipedia
How did 1940’s prisoners in the Siberian labor camps survive serious illness? And how did they escape to tell their stories?

Mietek Rymaszewski wasn’t old enough to fight when the Germans and Soviets overran Poland in 1939, but that didn’t prevent the Soviets from imprisoning and sending him to slave in the gulags of northern Siberia. Mietek's story represents hundreds of thousands who took the same journey but didn’t survive to tell about it.

Today’s feature begins almost one year after Mietek’s capture in Poland. His previous adventures were shared in these earlier posts: September and October                 

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