Latvian National Foundation, second edition, 1982

Appendix 8

Surviving the Forced Labor Camps to Return

After deportation, the deportees were in some cases sentenced for insubordination from 5 to 25 years’ imprisonment in the forced labour camps. The certificate reproduced was issued to a Latvian citizen, deported on June 14, 1941, after he was dismissed from the Storozhevsk camp in the Komi region where he had spent 5 years of settlement to which he was condemned for insubordination. Cases of release of deportees and convicts after they had done their time are extremely rare.

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