Shallow Graves in Siberia

Shallow Graves in Siberia

Michael Krupa


Michael Krupa was once born right into a terrible family members in south-west Poland, and in his children used to be permitted right into a Jesuit seminary. He ran away prior to taking his ultimate vows and joined the military. quickly afterwards, the German tanks rolled into Poland and simply defeated her antiquated forces - the Polish cavalry have been armed with sabres. Krupa survived Hitler's invasion, yet used to be arrested in Soviet-occupied jap Poland and accused of spying. After enduring torture in Moscow's infamous Lubianka legal, he used to be sentenced to 10 years' corrective labour and deported to the Pechora Gulag. such a lot prisoners there have been labored and starved to dying inside a yr. yet Krupa controlled back to flee, and within the chaos following the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union made essentially the most notable trips of the struggle - from Siberia to defense in Afghanistan. Krupa's Jesuit education had given him an internal energy and resilience which enabled him to outlive within the face of appalling brutality and cruelty. success and the kindness of strangers helped him entire his epic trip to freedom. the tale of the affliction inflicted on thousands in Stalin's camps has been informed sooner than - yet Krupa's tale is awesome and uni

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