From the Fire of Stalingrad

From the Fire of Stalingrad

by Ljubov Sladkova-Avetisian


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ISBN-13: 9781468550245
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 02/25/2012
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Ljubov Sladkova-Avetisian was born in Stalingrad in 1928. Her school education was interrupted by the WWII in September 1942. She lost her close family and home in Mamayev Kurgan during the German bombing. In April 1943 she joined the Army as the daughter of the regiment. Withing a separate communications company she went all the way to Eastern Prussia where she met Victory in 1945.
She has medals "For taking Kennigsberg", "For the Victory over Germany" and the Order of the Great Patriotic War".
After the war she moved to Armenia, where she got married and graduated from Yerevan State University. She worked as a teacher of Russian language and literature for 45 years.
L. Sladkova-Avetisian has two children and four grandchildren.
Currently retired, she lives in Volgograd and is writing memoirs about her post-war life.

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From the Fire of Stalingrad 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Once I started reading this war-time memoir I couldn't stop. What we can learn from this account is that the simplicity of having enough to eat, a warm place to sleep, family and friends should make us happy to be alive.