[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Musings about population demographics in Volhynia
colnels at shaw.ca
Wed May 7 15:08:30 PDT 2003
Has anybody ever pulled these figures together to give us a guestimate of
how many people died under the communist terror in the USSR. Did the slave
labor camps not begin before 1915?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Otto" <otto at schienke.com>
To: "Jerry Frank" <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Musings about population demographics in
> Jerry, perhaps some of these reviews. . . see URL
> \very little out there-
> The Open Wound: The Genocide of German Ethnic Minorities in Russia and
> the Soviet Union, 1915-1949 and Beyond
> Updated: 7-5-2002
> By Samuel D. Sinner, with forwards by Dr. Gerd Stricker and Eric J.
> Schmaltz, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State
> University Libraries, Fargo, ND, 2000, 353 pages, softcover and
> hardcover, English and German languages. Institute Room Germans from
> Russia. (not available on interlibrary loan).
> Book available at the following Germans from Russia Heritage
> Collection website:
> Book review by J. Otto Pohl, Sacramento, California, author of the
> book, Ethnic Cleansing in the USSR, 1937-1949
> On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 09:59 AM, Jerry Frank wrote:
> ..Samuel Sinner's new book is a welcome addition to a growing body of
> literature on the subject of genocide. Sinner describes the various
> phases of the genocide perpetrated against the Russlanddeutschen and
> calculates the resulting excess mortality from each of these phases.
> The whole process of this genocide encompassed 34 years
> (1915-1949) and three different rulers; Tsar Nicholas II, Lenin, and
> Stalin. During World War I, Tsar Nicholas II deported close to 200,000
> ethnic Germans from Volhynia, Bessarabia, and other western regions of
> the Russian Empire to Siberia.. .
> > Are there any readers who have experience with historical population
> > demographics / statistics?
> . . . Otto
> " The Zen moment..." wk. of April 20, 2003-
> "Grasses die, roots remain . . . Old friends"
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