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Author Mochulsky, Fyodor Vasilevich, 1919-1999.

Title Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir / Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky ; translated and edited by Deborah Kaple.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  365.450947 MOCH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxvii, 229 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Gulag from the outside -- The NKVD : villain or protector? -- First acquaintance with Gulag NKVD : meeting at the Central Committee of the CPSU -- Meeting in the Cadres Department of Gulag NKVD -- Forty-five days to Pechorlag -- pt. 2. Gulag from the inside -- At the Construction Administration -- Unit foreman, first contingent of prisoners : Soviet volunteer ski troops in the Finnish War -- The unit bosses -- A change in leadership at Pechorlag -- Transferred to the 93rd Unit, labor force : hardened criminals -- Attempted prisoner revolt in the 93rd Unit -- Boss and foreman at the 95th Unit, labor force : political prisoners -- Threat of arrest -- The war -- Illness -- Recovery and return to work in the southern part of the camp -- Boss of a militarized section, labor force : captured German prisoners of war -- Boss of a railway division, labor force : professional railwaymen -- The "liberated" secretary of the Communist Youth Organization -- Fascist military landing force -- Deputy boss in the Political Department for Komsomol work at the NKVD's Road Building Camp No. 3 -- pt. 3. Interesting asides -- Some railroad recollections -- Peschanka, a village of dekulakized people on the River Pechora -- The countryside of Komi on the River Usa -- Women at Pechorlag -- A fellow traveler from Abez to Pechora -- pt. 4. Final words -- The end of my story -- The real essence of the Gulag -- Afterword: The nature of memoir -- Appendix 1: Pretexts for arrest under Lenin and Stalin period -- Appendix 2: Article 58 of the RSFSR Criminal Code -- Appendix 3: Glossary.
Other author Kaple, Deborah A.
Subject Mochulsky, Fyodor Vasilevich, 1919-1999.
Soviet Union. Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitelʹno-trudovykh lagereĭ OGPU -- History.
Prisons -- Officials and employees -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Concentration camps -- Russia (Federation) -- Pechora River Region -- History -- 20th century.
Political prisoners -- Russia (Federation) -- Pechora River Region -- History -- 20th century.
Political prisoners -- Russia (Federation) -- Pechora River Region -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Forced labor -- Russia (Federation) -- Pechora River Region -- History -- 20th century.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Biography.
Pechora River Region (Russia) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780199742660 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199742669 (hardcover : alk. paper)