Slovenia 1945 : Memories of Death and Survival After World War II
By: Corsellis, John.
Contributor(s): Ferrar, Marcus.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : I.B.Tauris, 2005Description: 1 online resource (289 p.).ISBN: 9780857716873.Subject(s): Anti-communist movements -- Slovenia | Political atrocities -- Slovenia | Political refugees -- Slovenia | Slovenia -- History -- 1945-1990 | Slovenia -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Slovenia -- Social conditions -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- SloveniaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slovenia 1945 : Memories of Death and Survival After World War IIDDC classification: 949.73023 | 949.7302322 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Main Characters; Preface; Prologue; 1. Over the Mountain; 2. Pawns; 3. Betrayed; 4. Massacred; 5. Displaced Persons; 6. Go Home; 7. Darkness before Dawn; 8. Invited by Peron; 9. Into the Melting Pot; 10. An Uneasy Conscience; 11. Dealing with History; 12. Goodbye Argentina?; 13. The Long Road to Reconciliation; 14. Not Finished Yet; Notes; Acknowledgements and Verbal Sources; Selected Bibliography; Index
At the end of May 1945, 12,000 Slovenian soldiers boarded trains in Austria. They thought they were on their way to freedom in Italy. Their true destination was Slovenia, and death. _x000D__x000D_One of the most moving and tragic stories of World War II, 'Slovenia 1945' follows the fate of Slovenes caught up in the maelstrom of war and politics in the Balkans in World War II and the problems of post-war settlement. Thousands were returned by British troops to face death at the hands of their war-time enemies - Tito's Partisans - who had triumphed by the war's end. Yet many survived and the sto
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