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Author Neufeld, Jacob A., 1895-1960, author

Title Path of thorns : Soviet Mennonite life under Communist and Nazi rule / Jacob A. Neufeld ; edited, with an introduction and analysis, by Harvey L. Dyck ; translated from the German by Harvey L. Dyck and Sarah Dyck
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 444 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series Tsarist and Soviet Mennonite studies
Tsarist and Soviet Mennonite studies.
Contents Part One Five Years in the Gulag, 1933-1939. 1 Arrest and Interrogation, 1933-1934 -- 2 Marking Time, 1934 -- 3 Railway Building in the Far East, 1934-1935 -- 4 Managing a Pig Farm in the European Far North, 1936-1939 -- 5 Coming Home, 1939
Part Two Tiefenwege : Soviet Mennonite Life and Suffering, 1929-1949. Section One: New Directions and Shattering Experiments, 1928.1939 1 Stalin's Upheaval -- 2 A Day in the Gnadenfeld Kolkhoz "Karl Marx" -- 3 The Establishment of Collective Farms -- 4 Getting Rid of the "Kulaks" -- 5 Stalin's Impact on the Mennonite Character -- Section Two: World War II, the End of Bolshevik Rule, and the German Occupation, 1941. 6 Outbreak of World War II -- 7 The Last Days of Bolshevik Rule -- 8 German Occupation and Rule, October 1941-September 1943 -- Section Three: The Great Trek, 1943-1944 (based on personal diaries). 9 By Wagon Train across the Dnieper -- 10 West to the Polish Border -- 11 Refugee Life in Western Ukraine and the Warthegau (Poznania) -- Section Four: Germany's Collapse, 1944-1945. 12 Pell-Mell by Horse and Wagon to West Germany, 1945 -- 13 The End of Hitler's Reich -- Section Five: Allied Occupation and Emigration, 1945-1949. 14 Come Look, The Tommies, 1945 -- 15 Rekindled Hopes, 1945-1949
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Neufeld, Jacob A., 1895-1960.
Communism -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Canada -- Biography.
Mennonites -- Canada -- Biography.
Mennonites -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Persecution -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Russian.
Virgil (Ont.) -- Biography.
USSR -- History -- German occupation, 1941-1944.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442664401 (electronic bk.)
9781442664401 (electronic bk.)