❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ The Island of Dread in the Channel Author Brian Bonnard – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Georgi Kondakov was sixteen years old when he was brought to Alderney in August 1942 with about 1000 other young Russians to build part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall defences During this time he suffered Georgi Kondakov was sixteen years old when he of Dread PDF Í was brought to Alderney in August with about other young Russians to build part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall defences During this time he suffered the hardships of having little nourishing food inadeuate clothing occasional beatings no medical attention and hard manual work twelve hours a day; under such harsh conditions many people died Some of the survivors were taken back to France in Georgi escaped from the train taking them to Germany and joined the French Resistance in Paris Two years after his return to Russia when the War ended he was sent to a Siberian labour camp by Stalin where he endured even worse conditions for A years before being allowed home to Orel in Many years later the interchange of a long series of Georgi's letters translated by Galina Chernakova resulted in this book which offers an insight into the experiences of a slave worker and his return to Alderney as an honoured guest in .
- 224 pages
- The Island of Dread in the Channel
- Brian Bonnard
- 14 September 2015 Brian Bonnard