Executed at Vorkuta

Jon Basil Utley has a striking story (PDF file) in The Freeman, available on the Foundation for Economic Education website.

The story begins:

My father, Arcadi Berdichevsky, was executed at Vorkuta on the Arctic Circle in the Soviet Union on March 30, 1938.

Worth reading in full, especially if you are too young to remember the Cold War, or aren’t too young, but never focused on it.

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