Forced Repatriation after World War II
By Jeffrey Rogers Hummel
This article appeared in the Winter 2022/23 issue of The Independent Review.
At the end of World War II millions of civilians and soldiers in areas controlled by the United States and its western allies were forcibly repatriated to areas under Soviet control as part of Operation Keelhaul. Nearly half of them went to prisons and forced labor camps. The heartbreaking details of this largely forgotten injustice are detailed in this essay.
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