Keywords: Stalin

The Undertaking

The Undertaking

Audrey Magee

ISBN: 9781782391029
Year of publication: 2014

Audrey Magee THE UNDERTAKING For Johnny 1 He dragged barbed wire away from the post, clearing a space on the parched earth, and took the photograph from the pocket of his tunic. He pressed the picture against the post and held it in place with string, covering the womans hair and neck, but not her face. He could still see that, still see her sullen eyes and sulking lips. He tied a knot, and spat at the ground. She would have to do. He lay down to soak up the last of the summer sun, indifferent ...

Keywords: Cultural Heritage rape Stalingrad


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 9780465022908
Year of publication: 2010

Timothy Snyder BLOODLANDS Europe Between Hitler and Stalin your golden hair Margarete your ashen hair Shulamit Paul Celan Death Fugue Everything flows, everything changes. You cant board the same prison train twice. Vasily Grossman Everything Flows A stranger drowned on the Black Sea alone With no one to hear his prayers for forgiveness. Storm on the Black Sea Ukrainian traditional song Whole cities disappear. In natures stead Only a white shield to counter nonexistence. Tomas Venclova The ...

Keywords: atrocities genocide Germany holocaust Jews massacres Soviet Union Stalinism World War
Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments

Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments

Herbert Tiedemann

Year of publication: 0

HERBERT TIEDEMANN Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments 1. Preamble Courage means seeking the truth and proclaiming it Jean Jaurs The subject of Babi Yar is confusing in many respects. For a general overview, this brief summary shall therefore identify the major problem areas: 1.The mass murder at Babi Yar took place almost four months prior to the Wannsee Conference, where the killing was allegedly first planned. 2.Widely divergent dates are given for the murder. 3.Depending on the source, ...

Keywords: Babi Yar Babi Yar Babi Yar Fake Fiction history Hitler Holocaust hutspa Israel Jews Jews Kiev lies massacre murder NKVD Palestine photography politics revisionism Shoa Stalin statistics tragedy Ukraine ukrainian World War 2 Zionism