From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Victor Andreevich Kravchenko, 11 October 1905 Yekaterinoslav – 25 February 1966) was a Soviet defector who wrote up his experiences of life in the Soviet Union and as a Soviet official, especially in his book I Chose Freedom (1946).
I Chose Freedom
Victor Kravchenko remains widely known for his memoir I Chose Freedom containing extensive revelations on collectivization, Soviet prison camps and the use of slave labor came at a time of growing tension between the Soviet Union and the West. Its publication was met with vocal attacks by the Soviet Union and by international stalinst Communist parties.
I Chose Justice
- (English) Victor A. Kravchenko (1988). I Chose Justice