Re:Information about Kresy & the Deportations
- View SourceThis is the information I have on the (ONLY) English translation of the
"Stalin's Ethnic Cleansing in Eastern Poland,
Tales of the Deported 1940-1946"
ISBN 1 872286 88 7
Price £15.00 incl. postage in UK
(postage Europe £3.00, outside Europe £5)
CALDRA HOUSE LIMITED
23 Coleridge Street
Hove, East Sussex BN3 5AB
Tel 01273 772234
Fax 01273 772236
E mail : printing@...
If you look at the home page
you can read;
- the foreword written by the translator Eric J. Whittle (co-author
- introduction written by Janina Stobniak-Smogorzewska "The Fortunes of
the military settlers during 1939-45"
Both of which I assume are included in the book.
> Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 12:44:26 +1000
> From: Stefan Wisniowski <swisniowski@...>
> Subject: Re: Information about Kresy & the Deportations
> Paul and Ed
> There may be a slight misunderstanding on here about the Polish and English
> versions of the books from the Association of the Families of the Borderland
> Settlers. I also went through the same confusing process earlier this year;
> perhaps I can help.
> I believe that Elzunia's recent e-mail explains it, but in case it was not
> clear, there were 2 books in Polish - one dealing with the inter-war period
> (1921-40), one with the deportation (1940-46). Both books were combined
> into one English book, but the English book only took on the 2nd books title
> (1940-46). I believe that what the committee did was combine the memories
> of the settlements with the memories of the deportation into the same
> articles. Whilst I have not done a page by page comparison, I believe that
> the bulk of the English book is from the 2nd Polish book. For example, many
> of the stories start in 1940. But several also have a few paragraphs on
> life before then.
> So, in short, the English book, while brilliant, likely does not include all
> the material of the 2 Polish books - especially abridging the first,
> inter-war book. There is certainly no point in seeking a separate English
> translation of the 1921-40 book.
> Elzunia, have I finally got this right?
> Stefan Wisniowski
> Moderator, Kresy-Siberia
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