From Lithuania to Lancashire: life and death in the pursuit of freedom

Historian article

By Simon Bromiley, published 5th May 2022

Life and death in the pursuit of freedom

In this article, Simon Bromiley explores the history of twentieth-century Lithuania through the life of his grandfather. He experienced much of its difficult history, including the Soviet annexation of 1940 and the German invasion and occupation of the following year. The article follows him as he made a new life for himself in Britain, and concludes with the re-establishment of Lithuania’s independence in the 1990s... 

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