Archives: Sunday, December 4, 2016

Letter from Kolmya Gulag, 1937

Dearest Sventla, The snows have come at last. We have a few weeks’ respite from digging the canal, turning instead to indoor labors. Currently I am employed sewing emblems onto the thick woolen jackets worn by our military comrades in Moscow. It is not like when we were children. Here, the snows will so alter the landscape

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