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Silence Was Salvation
Child Survivors of Stalin’s Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Cathy A. Frierson

Roughly ten million children were victims of political repression in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist era. As the sons and daughters of Soviet citizens considered by the regime to be dangerous to the political order, these children lost parents, siblings, homes, educational and work opportunities, and, in many cases, their physical health. From 2005 to 2007, Cathy A. Frierson conducted in-depth interviews with grown victims who survived the Terror of the 1930s–1950s, and the suffering and stigmatization that was forced upon them during World War II.
 
In these powerful and moving life histories, the now aged offspring of peasants, workers, scientists, physicians, and political leaders recall the childhood traumas...

Annals of Communism Series

2015   288 pp.  20 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300179453  $65.00 tx

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The Bronze Horseman
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Restless Valley
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