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Epstein argues that problems re repatriation began in and continued during the Yalta Conference in He worked for 20 years to acquire the files necessary to write his comprehensive treatment on the subject. Sep 24, Claire rated it it was ok.

Operation Keelhaul; The Story Of Forced Repatriation From 1944 To The Present

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Epstein cites events in Asia particular during and after the Korean War regarding the problem of repatriation.

Um, to forced repatriation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The incident was shocking. Other objections were raised by Allied occupation commanders.

When repatriating the members of the 15th Cossack Cavalry Corps, the British deceived them by telling them that they would first be sent to Italy and ultimately to Canada. See all 5 reviews. Six men escaped en route In other instances it was necessary to set troops upon the unarmed men, women, children, forcing them into trucks or railroad cars.


See and discover other items: No trivia or quizzes yet. Retrieved September 12, The American and British governments thus assumed the onus for continuing the repatriation policy. He left Germany on March 17, and lived for a time in Prague, Czechoslovakia. This page was last modified on 26 Septemberat Others were simply refugees. Hmm, seems that this book has made a difference on current references!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite stiff protests, the military was unable to prevail upon the Foreign Office to reverse its unilateral decision to return all Russians to Soviet authorities.

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Retrieved from ” https: Others hoped to be resettled in a non-Communist part of the world. He placed a temporary freeze on repatriation operations and asked his superiors in Washington for a definite ruling on the issue.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Heath marked it as to-read Sep 12, Mike marked it as to-read Mar 03, Johann Strauss Sohn Strauss. Epstein is clear that forced repatriation to certain death was itself a war crime. State Department juliis thousands of Ukrainians in the West should not be sent back.

The late Julius Epstein, of the Hoover Institution, twice went to court in an effort to dislodge records relating to this topic. He had to sue the government to force them to declassify and release the files. Melinda Stieg marked it as to-read Nov 17, English Choose a language for shopping. The Soviets considered them as traitors and persecuted them: The operation was kept secret from the American people for decades.

Retrieved from ” https: Stabby Mazendame marked it as to-read Dec 06, Maybe I should read Victims Of Yalta next, if I am honestly that serious about this kind of historical research.