By J. Otto Pohl
Between 1937 and 1949, Joseph Stalin deported greater than million humans of thirteen nationalities from their homelands to distant parts of the U.S.S.R. His regime perfected the crime of ethnic detoxification as an accessory to its defense coverage in the course of these a long time. established upon fabric lately published from Soviet documents, this examine describes the mass deportation of those minorities, their stipulations in exile, and their eventual unencumber. It incorporates a great amount of statistical facts at the variety of humans deported; deaths and births in exile; and the function of the exiles in constructing the economic climate of distant parts of the Soviet Union.
The first wholesale deportation concerned the Soviet Koreans, relocated to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to avoid them from supporting jap spies and saboteurs. The luck of this operation led the key police to undertake, as common technique, the deportation of entire ethnic teams suspected of disloyalty to the Soviet kingdom. In 1941, the coverage affected Soviet Finns and Germans; in 1943, the Karachays and Kalmyks have been forcibly relocated; in 1944, the large deportation affected the Chechens, Ingush, Balkars, Crimean Tatars, Crimean Greeks, Meskhetian Turks, Kurds, and Khemshils; and at last, the Black Sea Greeks have been moved in 1949 and 1950.
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Ethnic Cleansing in the USSR, 1937-1949 (Contributions to the Study of World History) by J. Otto Pohl