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EAN : 9782258152632
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 300
Size : 140 x 225 mm
THE CAMP OF A DROP OF WATER

Release date : 13/09/2018
Rawa Ruska: a camp of French prisoners of war who refused to undergo the Nazi law with courage and dignity. An exceptional document. 
Rawa-Ruska, 1942: The Nazis open a disciplinary camp in Ukraine in order to break French recidivist prisoners of war, once and for all. Undernourished, without water,

consumed by vermin and facing the cruelty of the guardians, the former escapees have to spoil ballast and work in cemeteries. Moreover, they watch, helplessly,...
Rawa-Ruska, 1942: The Nazis open a disciplinary camp in Ukraine in order to break French recidivist prisoners of war, once and for all. Undernourished, without water,

consumed by vermin and facing the cruelty of the guardians, the former escapees have to spoil ballast and work in cemeteries. Moreover, they watch, helplessly, the genocide of the Jewish people in the extermination camps nearby.

This is Hell. Winston Churchill is indignant at the BBC, calling this place «the camp of a drop of water», because there is only one tap for the whole camp. Nevertheless, the prisoners will not give up. Despite the executions, the exhaustion, the lice and the dysentery, they will kowtow, burying their dead fellows with dignity, and facing the threat of the machine-guns.

But, above all, from this camp where no one is supposed to get out, they will plan the most spectacular escape of the WW2. 
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EAN : 9782258152632
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 300
Size : 140 x 225 mm
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