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Mărturii inedite din coloniile de muncă de la Canal / Unpublished testimony from the Danube - Black Sea channel

Limba de redactare română
Excerpt The channel represented a predilection destination for those that had passed through the Romanian gulag during the period 1949 - 1953. Presented by the official propaganda as a great economic achievement (the purpose was to shorten the way to the sea along with the economic and social development of Dobrogea) the Channel prove to be, from the beginning, an fiasco, the place where numerous prisoners from the work colonies had lost their lives along with a considerable number of civil workers and three of the death row convicted as a result of the counterfeit trail from the summer of 1952. The inedited of the presentation study consist in analyze of the four postal cards (postal cards that are in the patrimony of the History National Museum of Romania), cards that had been sent by the detainee Greceanu Tudor from the Channel penitentiary colonies. With the help of those post card we can make an objective analyze of the life condition from the work camps. In the summer of 1953 when the works had been stopped, only 3,6 km from the total of 70 kilometers were finished, although the deadline was almost over.
Paginaţia 390-405
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Titlul volumului de apariție
  • Muzeul Naţional; XIV; anul 2002