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Four continents to freedom

Sandra Lundin

Four continents to freedom

a biography of Millie Rytel

by Sandra Lundin

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Published by Jupiter4Press in Schererville, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rytel, Millie Zygmunt,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Polish,
  • Polish people -- Indiana -- Highland

  • About the Edition

    The story of Millie Zygmunt Rytel and her family as they are forced from their farm in Poland in 1940 to a slave labor camp in Siberia. Their subsequent journey took them through Europe, Asia, Africa and, finally, to the United States.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Sandra Lundin.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Polish
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .L79 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23608848M
    ISBN 101606432702
    ISBN 109781606432709
    LC Control Number2009464042

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