FC: Anastaysia's Scrap book | By Erika Jones, 6th block
1: Today, June 22, 1941, Hitler has betrayed us after signing a non- | aggression pact with us. Him and his allies have suprize attacked Russia and caught us completley off guard. Alot of blood was shed. This means that were forced to get into the war
2: My dearest Wife, Today is a rough day, since Germany has betrayed our non-aggression paxt we are all very upset. Im glad that we are both okay. Ill probably be drafted to war since I am the right age. A good amount of our friends will probably be drafter too. But i promise ill be okay. Love, Daniel
3: Thats the note that he wrote me right before he found out he was drafted. And thats the flower he gave me right before he left
4: Me and my Husband, Daniel, just got married a month ago.
5: Now unfortunately he is being drafted to the war, to fight the war against Germany. Thats him before he got shipped away.
6: Its lonely here without my husband. He sent me his tag for war and we are continuing to keep in touch by writing each other. | Daniel Bolsh
7: My dearest love, We are fighting hard and long. Winter is comming and the Germans seem to be getting weaker. I don't know how much longer they can keep this up. Many have us have died but I'm determined to get home to you. Love, David
8: My husband is doing good, as far as i can tell through his letters. He is sending me pictures as well.
9: Dear Daniel, I was just informed when Hitler invaded us, he ordered maximum cruelty for our citizens. That makes me sad, and scared that he could come back. I hope all is well Love, Anastaysia
10: Here is a timeline of everything that happened so far: August 1939: Stalins Communist Russia signed a non-aggression pact with Hitlers Nazi Germany in order to keep Hitlers aggression away from our country 1939-1940: We supplied Hitler with war materials to help assist his war efforts June 22,1941: Hitler along with allies (Finland Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Italy) invaded us by a huge surpize attack | September, 1941: Soviet Union is losing to Germany and 650,000 get captured. I am so terrified that Daniel has gotten captured. I am awaiting his next letter.
11: When i saw this in the newspaper I was over-joyed. Maybe this means Daniel will be coming home soon.
14: I also saw this in the newspaper and it frightened me because another war means Daniel will be away longer
16: Very good news has arrived today. More updates on the war: October 2,1941: Germany heads towards Moscow October 15th,1941: Rain stops German army from reaching Moscow because mud is too deep and is sinking ships and infantry November 30th,1941: The German army reaches Moscow, but cannot advance due to strong German Resistance | December 6th,1941: Russia attacks Germany and Germany is very weak due to temperatures of -29 degrees F that they are not used too. November 6th,1942: Russia gets invovled in the Stalingrad war August 8th,1945: Russia declares war on Japan August 19th,1945: Japan surrenders and World War Two is officially over
17: Dear Journal, I am so overjoyed that Daniel is coming home now that the war is finally over. He is doing okay and all is well. Many of our friends have died and a lot of his fellow soldiers, but the war is finally over and we are all hoping to return to normality. -Anastaysia
18: This is one of Daniel's shirts. This artifact was a traditional mens shirt in that time
19: This artifact is a propaganda poster to show the kindness of Soviet Union soldiers.
20: This artifact is a political cartoon created in the time of world war 2 created to make Nazi's look like pigs, and easy to beat in war.
21: Now my husband is back and everything is right.