Nick Cherniavsky Memoir /

"Russian-born Cherniavsky discusses his youth in China: parents, education, government, and life in Shanghai; The Long March and the communist build-up in China; moving to Tsingtao and the outbreak of WWII; the Japanese invasion and military occupation; foods, rationing, and housing; languages;...

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Corporate Authors: Oral History Office.
Sangamon State University. Oral History Office.

University of Illinois Springfield.
Other Authors: Herndon, Barabara, (Interviewer)
Format: Mixed Material Electronic
Language:English
Published:Springfield, Illinois : University of Illinois Board of Trustees, [1973]
Series:[Prisoner of War Experiences in World War II.]
[Prisoner of War Experiences in World War 2.]
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Main Author:Cherniavsky, Nick, 1924-2007 interviewee.
Summary:"Russian-born Cherniavsky discusses his youth in China: parents, education, government, and life in Shanghai; The Long March and the communist build-up in China; moving to Tsingtao and the outbreak of WWII; the Japanese invasion and military occupation; foods, rationing, and housing; languages; Boy Scouts; Japanese surrender and American occupation; postwar China; the Red Chinese Army take-over and evacuation of foreign nationals; life and experiences in a refugee camp in the Philippines; and emigration to Rockford, Illinois."
Copyright:©1973.
Physical Description:sound recordings: 1 sound file (900 minutes) : digital, MP3 file.
Transcript: 2 volumes, 167 pages ; digital, PDF file.
Credits:"This manuscript is the product of tape recorded interviews by Bobbe Herndon for the Oral History Office in May, 1973. Bobbe Herndon transcribed the tapes and Nick Cherniasky edited the transcript." -- Preface.
Production Credits:"This manuscript is the product of tape recorded interviews by Bobbe Herndon for the Oral History Office in May, 1973. Bobbe Herndon transcribed the tapes and Nick Cherniasky edited the transcript." -- Preface.