☆ Seattle Public Library Ebooks Survival Ebook Author Fred Bruemmer – thegreatwallonline.us

Survival Born in Latvia, Fred Bruemmer experienced as a boy the evils of both Nazi and Soviet rule, the dispossession of his family and the murder of his parents by the Soviets He was sent to a Soviet labour camp in the Ukraine, where he posed as a boy of twelve he was actually fifteen to increase his chances of survival After years of starvation, mistreatment and diseaseonly one out of every hundred prisoners survivedhe returned to a war ravaged Europe as a DP displaced person Seeking a life far from devastated Europe, he immigrated to Canada to work in a gold mine in Northern Ontario This was his first introduction to the North, and he quickly fell in love with the harsh beauty of the landscape And so began what would be a stellar career as an Arctic photographer and author.Survival is Fred Bruemmers brilliant memoir of his years under Soviet oppression and imprisonment, his decision to leave devastated Europe, and his embrace of the North Best Download Kindle ePUB Survival author Fred Bruemmer – thegreatwallonline.us

☆ Seattle Public Library Ebooks Survival  Ebook Author Fred Bruemmer – thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 270 pages
  • Survival
  • Fred Bruemmer
  • English
  • 26 October 2017
  • 1552637042

2 thoughts on “Survival


  1. says:

    Canadian arctic photographer Bruemmer writes about his early life He grew up in Latvia as part of the ethnic German community In 1939 Germans were forced out as the Soviet Union took control of the Baltic countries His parents were shot by Soviet soldiers and he was separated from his sister At age 14 he was put in a prison camp and worked in the coal mines of Ukraine, escaped from there only to be reimprisoned in a chemical factory He survived horrible conditions, typhus, starvation the wh Canadian arctic photographer Bruemmer writes about his early life He grew up in Latvia as part of the ethnic German community In 1939 Germans were forced out as the Soviet Union took control of the Baltic countries His parents were shot by Soviet soldiers and he was separated from his sister At age 14 he was put in a prison camp and worked in the coal mines of Ukraine, escaped from there only to be reimprisoned in a chemical factory He survived horrible conditions, typhus, starvation the whole deal by learning to steal and scrounge In 1947 he was repatriated to his homeland Germany and eventually made it to Canada where he first worked in the gold mines of northern Ontario As usual with this kind of memoir you take the author at his word there not being anyone around to corroborate the facts But I h...


  2. says:

    This book was both sad and hopeful I recommend it

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