Internment in Siberia: Former Soldier and The Schoolgirls 凍土の記憶 ~シベリア抑留を伝える女子高校生~ 2015


2014 October, Siberian internment related materials of “Maizuru Repatriation Memorial” of Kyoto were registered in the “UNESCO World memory heritage.” After the war, approximately more than 57 million Japanese people were captured by the Soviet Union, and at least 55,000 people became victims to Siberian internment. While the survivors are reduced, there is a 91years old man who continues to tell the story. This May, he visited the former internment land, Russia Khabarovsk city, for the first time in 67 years. This tells the importance of “Inheritance of memories” through exchange between 90 years old man who experienced interment and local high school girls.




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