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They Called Us D. P. s

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ISBN-10: 1484110633

ISBN-13: 9781484110638

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alicja Edwards

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In August 1942, after having spent three years under Russian slave labor, thousands of Polish citizens are exiled to Iran under the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement. Alicja Moskaluk, her brother Jerzy, and their mother Maria are three of those D.P.s - Displaced Persons. At Camp #1 near the city of Tehran, Alicja, a clever, charming and slightly obstinate girl of 17 braves the camp regulations as well as the social customs of their host country of Iran - and pretty much anything that threatens to hold her back. Alicja is determined to find the life and the freedom that was stolen from her by the cruelty of the Soviet war machine. Alicja's a good student in the refuge school [except maybe when it…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/21/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.48" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Alicja Edwards, well known author of AND GOD WAS OUR WITNESS, first in a series of WWII memoirs, is a long time citizen of the United States and current resident of Eureka, Montana. She is acknowledged for her skills as an artist, antique dealer and continues to enjoy her life long passion as a pianist. She was born and grew up in a small town in Eastern Poland until the age of sixteen. In 1939 Germans declared war, Poland was occupied by the Soviets and she and her family were sent to Kazakhstan into forced labor for three agonizing years. After being liberated and transported to Iran, Alicja met her Army husband, Lt. Ernest E. Edwards, and came to the United States as a war bride. After…